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Hiking

Hiking in the Idaho Springs Area

As one might realize already, the area surrounding Idaho springs is filled with hiking trails to help you truly experience the Rocky Mountains. Mount Bierstadt is a 7.80 mile trail located near Idaho Springs, Colorado. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is one of Colorado’s most accessible 14ers. Torreys Peak Trail is a 5.5 mile out and back trail that features a river and stunning views. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking, mountain biking & walking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on a leash. Butler Gulch is a 5 mile out and back trail located near Idaho Springs, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking & snowshoeing and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Mount Evans Trail is a 6.5 mile out and back trail also located near Idaho Springs. This trail is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Hiking in the Granite Area

You will also find miles of hiking trails surrounding our Granite, Colorado ziplining and rafting outpost. The Mount Yale Summit Trail is a 10.2 mile out and back trail located close to Buena Vista. This trail is a primarily used for hiking and is accessible from July to September. The Mount Elbert north trail is a 9 mile out and back trail located near Granite, Colorado that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for camping, hiking & rock climbing and is accessible from June until October. The Mount Elbert South Trail is a 4.5 miles out and back and is also located near Granite, Colorado and features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for camping & hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The Bear lake trail is another beautiful and low impact trail located near Granite, Colorado. This hike features a high altitude lake and stunning views of many mountains.