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The Best Hiking in Gunnison County

Looking for the best hiking in Gunnison County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Gunnison County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Gunnison County

  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Upper Westside to Crested Butte

    10.92 mi / 2730 ft gain
    Upper Westside to Crested Butte is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Upper Upper Loop Trail

    7.8 mi / 1411 ft gain
    Upper Upper Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Teocalli Ridge Loop Trail

    11.17 mi / 2300 ft gain
    Teocalli Ridge Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Strand Hill

    9.35 mi / 2057 ft gain
    Strand Hill is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Whetstone Vista Loop

    2.77 mi / 456 ft gain
    Whetstone Vista Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Hike to Meridian Lake

    4.0
    The trail starts off with a small river crossing. You can find an easier place to cross nearby, or just march right through, if you have waterproof shoes or sandals.The beginning of the trail is the hardest. You will have a steep incline for about a quarter mile, following switchbacks up to the l...
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Snodgrass, Lupine, and Lower Loop

    21.03 mi / 2041 ft gain
    Snodgrass, Lupine, and Lower Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Lupine, Gunsight Connection and Lower Loop Trail

    12.86 mi / 1453 ft gain
    Lupine, Gunsight Connection and Lower Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Baxter Gulch Trail

    10.32 mi / 2539 ft gain
    Baxter Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Drive Kebler Pass for Fall Colors

    5.0
    Kebler Pass, or Gunnison County Road (GCR) 12, is an excellent place to see fall colors in Colorado. You won't get nearly as much congestion as on Independence Pass in Aspen, but you get just as many yellow and amber leaves. The road is dirt but passable by any vehicle–although because it's at ov...
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Upper Lower to Budd Trail Loop

    2.25 mi / 256 ft gain
    Upper Lower to Budd Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Crested Butte Upper and Lower Loop

    4.49 mi / 266 ft gain
    Crested Butte Upper and Lower Loop is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Snodgrass MTB Trail

    6.63 mi / 1060 ft gain
    Snodgrass MTB Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Woods Walk

    2.84 mi / 187 ft gain
    Woods Walk is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    Trail Run at Snodgrass Mountain

    7 mi / 950 ft gain
    Looking for an easy trail run, close to town, with killer views? Snodgrass Mountain Trail is one of your best bets, with flowy singletrack through aspen groves and views of Mt. Gothic and Mt. Crested Butte. While there are endless beautiful trails to hike and run in the Crested Butte area, this o...
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  • Crested Butte, Colorado

    The Copper Creek Trail to Copper Lake

    5.0
    11.53 mi / 2264 ft gain
    The Copper Creek Trail to Copper Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Crested Butte, Colorado.
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