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The Best Hiking in Allenspark

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Top hiking spots in and near Allenspark

  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Copeland Falls to Calypso Cascades

    3.53 mi / 636 ft gain
    Copeland Falls to Calypso Cascades trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Allenspark, Colorado.
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Boulder Grand Pass and Thunder Lake Trail

    14.45 mi / 3648 ft gain
    Boulder Grand Pass and Thunder Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Allenspark, Colorado.
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Wild Basin Trail to Allenspark Trail

    9.34 mi / 1860 ft gain
    Wild Basin Trail to Allenspark Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Allenspark, Colorado.
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Hike to Ouzel Falls

    4.0
    5.22 mi / 870 ft gain
    Located right outside of Rocky Mountain National Park, this hike is perfect for anyone looking to do a little exploring without the cost of a park fee. The drive through the Rocky Mountains to the trailhead is an added bonus. This hike is great because it has multiple attractions all along the wa...
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Backpack to Bluebird Lake

    4.3
    14 mi / 2500 ft gain
    Starting at the Wild Basin trailhead on the south side of Rocky Mountain National Park, hike through a wet forest towards upper and lower Copeland Falls, located 0.45 miles from the trailhead. From here, continue on the main trail along the North Fork of the Saint Vrain River to Calypso Cascades,...
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Hike to Thunder Lake

    12 mi / 2275 ft gain
    Starting at the often-busy Wild Basin TH, the trail passes through dense forests as it follows the North Fork of the Saint Vrain River through the southernmost section of Rocky Mountain National Park. The trail passes alongside the small Copeland Falls before continuing west towards Calypso Casca...
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Hike Mount Alice, Rocky Mountain National Park

    16 mi / 5000 ft gain
    Mount Alice rules over the nicest part of Rocky Mountain National Park (in my opinion), the Wild Basin area. Due to long approaches most people never see more than a mile or two past the Wild Basin trailhead but if you are willing to put in a little time hiking you will see beautiful alpine lakes...
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Finch Lake and Pear Reservoir Trail

    13.41 mi / 2621 ft gain
    Finch Lake and Pear Reservoir Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Allenspark, Colorado.
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Hike the Wild Basin's Ouzel & Ogallala Peaks

    17.18 mi / 4403 ft gain
    Begin at the Wild Basin Trailhead in southeastern Rocky Mountain National Park near the town of Allenspark. Plan to start before sunrise if attempting this trek as a day trip in order to avoid afternoon thunderstorms above the treeline. This trip can easily be made into a backpacking experience b...
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Hike to Pear Lake

    5.0
    13 mi / 2112 ft gain
    Pear lake is a beautiful alpine lake in the southern Wild Basin region of Rocky Mountain National Park. Once used as a reservoir, Pear Lake has been restored to its natural state and lies in scenic basin below some of the most isolated mountains in the park. The trail to Pear Lake passes through ...
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  • Allenspark, Colorado

    Hike to Finch Lake

    3.0
    8.96 mi
    There are several ways to reach finch lake but this will cover the route from the Finch Lake Trailhead in the wild basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park. You can also loop it with other trails in the area or begin at the Allenspark Trailhead, which is technically outside the park and a bit e...
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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Winter Hike to Loch Vale

    4.0
    5.4 mi / 1056 ft gain
    This winter adventure begins at the popular Glacier Gorge Trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park. Make sure you arrive early as the parking lot fills up quickly! We started the hike with our microspikes on and carried our snowshoes. The park ranger informed us snowshoes may be necessary in som...
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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Hike the Spearhead

    5.0
    12.44 mi / 3300 ft gain
    Beginning from the Glacier Gorge trailhead, follow trail signs towards Mills Lake. At Mills, continue onward past Black Lake, and then continue hiking up into the incredible basin above Black Lake. Spearhead will be unmissable. Once in the basin, head to the north side of Spearhead. By hugging t...
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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Hike to Jewel Lake

    4.0
    6.12 mi / 727 ft gain
    This trail starts at the Glacier Gorge Trailhead. This trailhead fills quickly at any time of year, so it's best to get there early to guarantee a parking spot. You can also park at Bear Lake where there's more spaces and add just under 2 miles to your round trip length. A mile into the hike, y...
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  • Estes Park, Colorado

    Hike to Black Lake

    5.0
    9.2 mi / 1400 ft gain
    The Black lake hike begins at the very popular Glacier Gorge trailhead along Bear Lake road in Rocky Mountain National Park. During the summer and weekends, the park shuttle may be the best parking option as the lot is often full by 7am and can be difficult to find a spot throughout the day. Fr...
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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Andrews Tarn and Andrews Glacier Trail

    8.5 mi / 2244 ft gain
    Andrews Tarn and Andrews Glacier Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Estes Park, Colorado.
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