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The Best Camping in Minturn

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Top camping spots in and near Minturn

  • Minturn, Colorado

    Two Elk National Recreation Trail

    18.85 mi / 4760 ft gain
    Two Elk National Recreation Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Minturn, Colorado.
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Cross Creek Trail

    25.82 mi / 3924 ft gain
    Cross Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Minturn, Colorado.
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  • Vail, Colorado

    Hike the Upper Piney River Trail

    4.0
    5.6 mi / 350 ft gain
    Beginning at an elevation of 9,397 feet, this hike provides an easy 2.8 mile (one way) trip through the gorgeous meadows against the distant aspens and alpines. Wildflowers and wildlife are abundant, which make this trip a fantastic education and play experience for kids.Coordinates for the trail...
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  • Vail, Colorado

    Backpack to Bubble Lake

    13 mi / 3600 ft gain
    The Gore's are a rough and remote section of the Eagle's Nest Wilderness.  What this trip may lack in overall miles, it more than makes up for in elevation gain, scrambling, boulder hopping, and overall hard miles on the trail.  Every trip I have had the pleasure of taking into the Gore Range has...
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Mount of the Holy Cross Trail

    10.45 mi / 5335 ft gain
    Mount of the Holy Cross Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Red Cliff, Colorado.
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  • Buena Vista, Colorado

    Half Moon Trail

    4.67 mi / 489 ft gain
    Half Moon Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Red Cliff, Colorado.
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Fall Creek Pass Trail

    16.62 mi / 4032 ft gain
    Fall Creek Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Minturn, Colorado.
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  • Edwards, Colorado

    Holy Cross Wilderness - Eagle Ranger District Wilderness Area Trail

    13.39 mi / 2385 ft gain
    Holy Cross Wilderness - Eagle Ranger District Wilderness Area Trail is a point-to-point trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Glenwood Springs, Colorado.
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Whitney Lake Trail

    4.94 mi / 2119 ft gain
    Whitney Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Red Cliff, Colorado.
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Backpack the High Alpine Seven Sisters Lake Chain

    12 mi / 1000 ft gain
    This lake chain is in a spectacular, undeveloped bowl of jagged and rugged mountain goodness located in the Holy Cross Wilderness Area. This hidden gem is easily accessible and, to my amazement, it is relatively unheard of even among many locals. More wonderful perks included in this backpacking ...
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  • Edwards, Colorado

    Nolan Lake Trail

    5.77 mi / 1975 ft gain
    Nolan Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Edwards, Colorado.
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Missouri Lakes and Fancy Lakes Loop Trail

    8.59 mi / 2736 ft gain
    Missouri Lakes and Fancy Lakes Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Red Cliff, Colorado.
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  • Minturn, Colorado

    Fancy Pass Trail

    6.5 mi / 2444 ft gain
    Fancy Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Red Cliff, Colorado.
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  • Basalt, Colorado

    Lake Charles Trail

    8.5 mi / 1877 ft gain
    Lake Charles Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Westminster, Colorado.
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  • Basalt, Colorado

    Mystic Island Lake and Lake Charles via Ironedge Trail

    12.36 mi / 2861 ft gain
    Mystic Island Lake and Lake Charles via Ironedge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Eagle, Colorado.
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  • Frisco, Colorado

    Backpack the Colorado Trail: Copper Mountain to Hagerman Pass

    39 mi
    The Colorado Trail (CT) runs for 483 miles from Denver to Durango, crossing through eight mountain ranges and passing through six wilderness areas. There are great resources on completing a thru-hike of the CT; this post is about Segments 8-9 of the CT from Copper Mountain to Tennessee Pass.These...
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