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Barbour Forks Trail

Idaho Springs, Colorado

6.53 mi / 1837 ft gain

Turkey Gulch to Cascade Creek

Clear Creek County, Colorado

14.18 mi / 3563 ft gain

Saxon Mountain OHV Route via Cedar Creek

Clear Creek County, Colorado

20.39 mi / 4888 ft gain

Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway

Central City, Colorado

60 mi / 6152 ft gain

Snowshoe to Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout

Idaho Springs, Colorado

4.0
4.75 mi / 1200 ft gain

Squaw Mountain Trail

Idaho Springs, Colorado

3.92 mi / 791 ft gain

Chief Mountain Trail

Evergreen, Colorado

2.84 mi / 955 ft gain

Hike Chief Mountain, CO

Idaho Springs, Colorado

4.5
4 mi / 1100 ft gain

Yankee Hill OHV Road

Black Hawk, Colorado

9.61 mi / 2375 ft gain

Places to stay

Black Hawk, Colorado

Cold Springs

Black Hawk, Colorado

Pickle Gulch

Evergreen, Colorado

Echo Lake

Idaho Springs, Colorado

West Chicago Creek

Rollinsville, Colorado

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Guides and stories

A First-Timer's Experience Visiting the Colorado Rockies

Andrew Todd

The Ultimate Winter Getaway to Winter Park, Colorado

Chelsea Brinkley

An Unexpected Trail to Myself at Herman Gulch, CO

Kalli Hawkins

For A Time Like This - Backyard Wildlife Photography

Brynn Schmidt

From Here to Anywhere: Rent an Adventure Van from Boulder's A-Lodge

The Outbound Collective

Fall is the Right Time to Visit Boulder

The Outbound Collective

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