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The Best Backpacking in Antonito

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Top backpacking spots in and near Antonito

  • Antonito, Colorado

    Red Lake Trail

    6.1 mi / 990 ft gain
    Red Lake Trail is an out and back trail that takes you by a lake located near Big Pine, California
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  • Costilla, New Mexico

    Valle Vidal: Costilla to Cimarron

    55.81 mi / 2936 ft gain
    Valle Vidal: Costilla to Cimarron is a point-to-point trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Costilla, New Mexico.
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  • Questa, New Mexico

    Camp at Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

    4.3
    2.4 mi / 800 ft gain
    Created in 2013 from partly existing public lands, The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument encompasses a large amount of land along the Rio Grande River from the Colorado border to south of Taos. Far from any major city, you'll likely enjoy trails to yourself in the morning and few other visit...
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  • Del Norte, Colorado

    Bennett Peak and Windy Point

    5.94 mi / 2448 ft gain
    Bennett Peak and Windy Point is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Monte Vista, Colorado.
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  • Alamosa, Colorado

    Ellingwood Point via Lake Como Road

    19.14 mi / 6289 ft gain
    Ellingwood Point via Lake Como Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Mosca, Colorado.
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  • Lake Como Trailhead, Colorado

    Summit Blanca and Ellingwood Peaks

    7 mi / 6800 ft gain
    Blanca Peak is nestled at the heart (and the top) of a four peak ceiling located at the southern-most tip of Colorado's intimidating Sangre de Christo range. The peak is known for its impeccable 360 degree views, as you can see well over 100 miles in every direction thanks to Colorado's clean, c...
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  • Red River, New Mexico

    Hike Colombine Trail

    8.5 mi / 1935 ft gain
    This moderate trail is accessed from the Columbine campground on Highway 38. It will be on your right side when traveling east from Questa. Drive to the back end of the campground, where there are several spaces for parking. The moderate version of this hike will travel about 4 miles south into t...
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  • Pagosa Springs, Colorado

    Crater Lake in the South San Juan Wilderness

    9.17 mi / 2133 ft gain
    Holiday weekends can be frustrating for solitude seekers. The extra day to play always seems to be challenged by the expected crowds of competition for your sought after spots.  Fortunately for those of us who prefer quieter pastures, Colorado's 3.5+ million acres of wilderness still hold plenty ...
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  • Mosca, Colorado

    Summit Little Bear Peak

    12 mi / 5000 ft gain
    This hike starts on Lake Como Road with the goal of eventually reaching Lake Como.  If you have a modified 4WD car you can get all the way to the lake in it, but if you do not feel like risking damage to your vehicle park as low as you deem necessary to do that.  Most 4WD stock vehicles can make ...
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  • Pagosa Springs, Colorado

    V Rock Trail

    14.36 mi / 3373 ft gain
    V Rock Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pagosa Springs, Colorado.
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  • Taos County, New Mexico

    Rio Grande Gorge West Rim Trail

    3.73 mi / 167 ft gain
    Rio Grande Gorge West Rim Trail is an out-and-back trail located near Taos, New Mexico.
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  • Mosca, Colorado

    South Zapata Lake Trail

    8.96 mi / 3012 ft gain
    South Zapata Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Mosca, Colorado.
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  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    Wheeler Peak via Bull of the Woods Trail

    14.15 mi / 4180 ft gain
    Wheeler Peak via Bull of the Woods Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico.
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  • Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico

    Wheeler Peak Loop via Bull of the Woods Trail and Williams Lake Trail

    14.43 mi / 4058 ft gain
    Wheeler Peak Loop via Bull of the Woods Trail and Williams Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico.
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