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North Park Region Winter Trails Index

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Snowshoeing / Cross-Country Skiing Trails Map

Blue trail marker= Trail marker. Click for trail name, difficulty, miles and links to descriptive webpages and/or quicksheets. Quicksheets are printable PDF files.

Yellow trail system marker= Federal trail system marker. Click for system name, additional information and links to descriptive webpages and/or maps.

Green trail system marker= State trail system marker. Click for system name, additional information and links to descriptive webpages and/or maps.

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Snowshoeing / Cross-Country Skiing Trails List

TIP: To find the trails below on the map above: (1) remember the trail name below; (2) click the "list" icon in the upper left corner of the map above; (3) an alphabetized list of markers with trail names will appear; (4) click the trail you want in that list; and (5) its marker will be expanded on the map.

Trail Name / Links to Descriptions 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
American Lakes (or Michigan Lakes). (State Forest State Park, Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map. CP&W State Forest Winter Recreation Guide.
See chapter "1. American Lakes (or Michigan Lakes)" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Fort Collins Hikes.
See chapter "52. American Lakes (or Michigan Lakes) in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
3.65   Strenuous
Buffalo Ridge Trail #1151. USFS trailhead webpage. 8.1 +1,010 Moderate
Encampment River Main Fork Trail #1152. USFS trailhead webpage.
See chapter "70. Encampment River Loop -- 1153 & 1152" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
     
Encampment River West Fork Trail #1153. USFS trailhead webpage.
See chapter "70. Encampment River Loop -- 1153 & 1152" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
8.1    
Grass Creek Yurt Trails. (State Forest State Park, Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W State Forest Winter Recreation Guide.
See chapter "67. Grass Creek Yurt Trails" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Snowshoe Routes -- Colorado's Front Range.
6.0 loop +600 Easy to Moderate
Grizzly Creek Guard Station Trail/Road System. USFS webpage.      
Lake Agnes. (State Forest State Park, Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map. CP&W State Forest Winter Recreation Guide.
See chapter "20. Lake Agnes" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Colorado's Quiet Winter Trails.
See chapter "1 Lake Agnes" in Falcon Guides book Winter Trails Colorado.
See chapter "64. Lake Agnes" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Snowshoe Routes -- Colorado's Front Range.
2.8 +957 Strenuous
Lone Pine Trail #1129. With side trips on Bighorn Lake Trail #1040 & Lake Katherine Trail #1157. USFS Katherine Trailhead webpage 4.0   Strenuous
Michigan Ditch. (State Forest State Park, Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails map. CP&W State Forest Winter Recreation Guide.
See chapter "22. Michigan Ditch" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Colorado's Quiet Winter Trails.
See chapter "63. Michigan Ditch, Michigan Lakes, and Thunder Pass Trails" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Snowshoe Routes -- Colorado's Front Range.
2.2 +65 Easy
Michigan River Winter Trail/Road System Parking Area. USFS webpage.      
Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area Trail System. USFS webpage.      
Newcomb Creek Trail #1132. USFS trailhead webpage.
See chapter "95. Newcomb Park -- 1132" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
See description "Newcomb Creek Trail #1132" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Steamboat Springs / Mount Zirkel.
6.8 +1,840 Strenuous
Pleasant Rabbit Trail/Road #308. (Not on USFS map.)
See description "Pleasant Rabbit Trail" under "South Map Trails" on Sky Terrain's map Steamboat Springs / Mount Zirkel.
4.5 +780  
Ranger Lakes and Silver Creek. (State Forest State Park, Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map. CP&W State Forest Winter Recreation Guide.
See chapter "66. Ranger Lakes and Silver Creek" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Snowshoe Routes -- Colorado's Front Range.
5.0 +900 Moderate
Seven Lakes Trail #1125. (First section to Big Creek Falls called Red Elephant Nature Trail.) USFS trailhead webpage.
See chapter "106. Red Elephant Nature Trail" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
See chapter "107. Big Creek Falls" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
See chapter "108. Seven Lakes -- 1125" in Aspen Tree Press book Hiking the 'Boat II.
See chapter "22 Seven Lakes" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
See chapter "79 Big Creek Falls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
9.4 +440 Easy
Seven Utes Mountain and Mount Mahler. (State Forest State Park, Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W State Forest Winter Recreation Guide. coloradoan.com webpage.
See chapter "65. Seven Utes Mountain and Mount Mahler" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Snowshoe Routes -- Colorado's Front Range.
4.0 +2,000 Moderate to Strenuous
State Forest State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map. CP&W State Forest Winter Recreation Guide.
See chapter "13 Jackson County: Clark Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
See chapter "21 Kelly Lake" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
     

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