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The Best Camping in Evergreen

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Top camping spots in and near Evergreen

  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Maxwell Falls Lower Trail

    3.99 mi / 902 ft gain
    Maxwell Falls Lower Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Evergreen, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Maxwell Falls Bluffs Cliffside Trail Loop

    5.14 mi / 1079 ft gain
    Maxwell Falls Bluffs Cliffside Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Conifer, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Private and Tranquil Retreat at Beaver Brook Watershed

    4.0
    Note: This is NOT the Beaver Brook Trail in Genesee Park/Lookout Mountain! If you enjoy the scenery and ambiance of Evergreen, but Evergreen Lake has become too crowded for your tastes, Beaver Brook Watershed (owned by the City of Golden) is an excellent alternative. It’s a small, secluded area a...
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  • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    Snowshoe to Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

    4.0
    4.75 mi / 1200 ft gain
    Come check out the Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout, a historic spot located in the Mount Evans Wilderness Area of Colorado, and one of the highest lookout towers in the country, at an elevation of 11,486 ft. Just a short drive from the Front Range corridor, you can hike/backpack in to this lookout ar...
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Beaver Meadows Trail

    10.99 mi / 2635 ft gain
    Beaver Meadows Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Idaho Springs, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Beartracks Lake Trail

    11.66 mi / 2349 ft gain
    Beartracks Lake Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Idaho Springs, Colorado.
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  • Bailey, Colorado

    Slaughterhouse Gulch OHV Trail

    11.26 mi / 1919 ft gain
    Slaughterhouse Gulch OHV Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bailey, Colorado.
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike the Horseshoe Trail

    3.5
    3.6 mi / 910 ft gain
    This intermediate hike in Golden Gate Canyon State Park is an attraction across seasons – in fall the aspens show beautiful colors, while in spring and and summer wildflowers bloom along the trail. You can also reach three backcountry camping sites via access trails off of Horseshoe. Come early t...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Horseshoe Trail to Frazer Meadow

    3.97 mi / 928 ft gain
    Horseshoe Trail to Frazer Meadow is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Central City, Colorado.
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Hike the Resthouse/Lincoln Lake Trail

    4.5
    While the Mt. Evans Wilderness never has a shortage of visitors, thanks to its proximity to Denver, it is possible to find a more private hike if you know where to look. Lincoln Lake Trail, accessible from Echo Lake year-round, is not as glamorous as its sister trail, Chicago Lakes, but is a wond...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Tallman Ranch via Bridge Creek Trailhead

    3.06 mi / 436 ft gain
    Tallman Ranch via Bridge Creek Trailhead is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Golden, Colorado.
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Mountain Lion Trail

    6.74 mi / 1506 ft gain
    Mountain Lion Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pinecliffe, Colorado.
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  • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    Mount Evans West Ridge via Chicago Creek

    15.87 mi / 4859 ft gain
    Mount Evans West Ridge via Chicago Creek is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Idaho Springs, Colorado.
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  • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    Explore Echo Lake Park

    4.0
    1.2 mi / 88 ft gain
    Located at the base of Mt. Evans Road, Echo Lake sits next to Squaw Pass Road, providing a great jumping-off point for numerous adventures. The park serves as a trailhead for hiking or snowshoeing into the Mount Evans Wilderness, offers picnic areas, and includes a nearby campground with 17 site...
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  • Idaho Springs, Colorado

    Hike to Lower and Upper Chicago Lake

    4.5
    9.22 mi / 2270 ft gain
    From the parking lot, stay to the right of Echo Lake and you will run into the Chicago Lakes Trailhead. Follow the switchbacks down and across Chicago Creek. After crossing the creek, follow the sign indicating that the trail follows the dirt road and hang a left; from here, you'll reach the Idah...
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  • Bailey, Colorado

    Rosalie Trail

    11.73 mi / 3553 ft gain
    Rosalie Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bailey, Colorado.
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