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The Best Hiking in Jefferson

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Top hiking spots in and near Jefferson

  • Jefferson, Colorado

    Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass and West Jefferson

    21.53 mi / 3219 ft gain
    Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass and West Jefferson is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jefferson, Colorado.
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  • Jefferson, Colorado

    North Twin Cone via County Road 872

    14.67 mi / 2762 ft gain
    North Twin Cone via County Road 872 is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Grant, Colorado.
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  • Jefferson, Colorado

    Colorado Trail from Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass

    11.61 mi / 2674 ft gain
    Colorado Trail from Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Jefferson, Colorado.
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  • Jefferson, Colorado

    Kenosha Pass to Lost Creek Wilderness

    29.83 mi / 3435 ft gain
    Kenosha Pass to Lost Creek Wilderness is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jefferson, Colorado.
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  • Jefferson, Colorado

    Colorado Trail: Kenosha Pass to FR 130

    4.6
    6.81 mi / 938 ft gain
    The Colorado Trail (http://www.coloradotrail.org) is 500 miles long and stretches from Denver to Durango. Perhaps the most-traveled portion of the Colorado Trail is at Kenosha Pass. Kenosha Pass is well-known for its thick, colorful stands of aspen in the fall. During peak leaf season (late Septe...
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  • Fairplay, Colorado

    French Pass Trail

    6.87 mi / 1736 ft gain
    French Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jefferson, Colorado.
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  • Dillon, Colorado

    Gibson Lake Trail

    7.53 mi / 2201 ft gain
    Gibson Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Jefferson, Colorado.
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  • Breckenridge, Colorado

    Mount Guyot Snow Climb

    5 mi / 2500 ft gain
    From Jefferson follow 35 north to 54 and drive up 54 as far as possible ending a few miles before Georgia pass.  Depending on the snowpack and drifts on the unplowed road, you could hike as few as 5 miles round trip or as many as 10. If the snow blocks you from driving past Michigan Creek Campgro...
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  • Grant, Colorado

    Three Mile Creek Trail

    9.8 mi / 2684 ft gain
    Three Mile Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Grant, Colorado.
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  • Park County, Colorado

    Black Powder Pass Summit

    3.35 mi / 1076 ft gain
    Black Powder Pass Summit is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Breckenridge, Colorado.
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  • Breckenridge, Colorado

    Camp at Boreas Pass

    9 mi / 1500 ft gain
    Boreas pass is a high mountain pass in the Rocky Mountains that sits on the Continental Divide at 11,481'. Forest Service Road 33 goes over the pass and has numerous campsites all along its length, with several near the summit that feature breathtaking views of the Tenmile Range and the Breckenri...
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  • Grant, Colorado

    Abyss Trail to Abyss Lake

    16.66 mi / 3241 ft gain
    Abyss Trail to Abyss Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Montezuma, Colorado.
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  • Grant, Colorado

    Burning Bear Trail

    7.62 mi / 1316 ft gain
    Burning Bear Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jefferson, Colorado.
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  • Grant, Colorado

    Geneva Creek Trail

    14.17 mi / 2034 ft gain
    Geneva Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Grant, Colorado.
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  • Breckenridge, Colorado

    Indian Creek Road

    1.99 mi / 840 ft gain
    Indian Creek Road is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Castle Rock, Colorado.
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  • Breckenridge, Colorado

    Sallie Barber Mine Trail

    2.75 mi / 430 ft gain
    Sallie Barber Mine Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Breckenridge, Colorado.
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