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The Best Hiking in Powderhorn

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Top hiking spots in and near Powderhorn

  • Powderhorn, Colorado

    Big Blue Trail

    22.37 mi / 3586 ft gain
    Big Blue Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lake City, Colorado.
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  • Powderhorn, Colorado

    Powderhorn Lakes

    9.88 mi / 1736 ft gain
    Powderhorn Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Creede, Colorado.
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  • Gunnison, Colorado

    Pine Creek Trail (Curecanti)

    2.36 mi / 259 ft gain
    Pine Creek Trail (Curecanti) is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Gunnison, Colorado.
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  • Gunnison, Colorado

    Hike the Dillon Pinnacles Trail

    4 mi / 300 ft gain
    The Dillon Pinnacles are a geologic phenomenon of southern Colorado. Volcanic eruptions formed the breccia rock into towering spires above the Sapinero Basin of Blue Mesa Reservoir. This packed dirt trail starts at about 7500 feet and climbs to a max elevation of 7800 feet. The four mile out-and-...
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  • Gunnison, Colorado

    Dillon Pinnacles Trail

    3.71 mi / 423 ft gain
    Dillon Pinnacles Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Gunnison, Colorado.
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  • Gunnison, Colorado

    Curecanti Creek Trail

    3.63 mi / 1982 ft gain
    Curecanti Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cimarron, Colorado.
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  • Gunnison, Colorado

    Alpine Trail to Big Blue Campground

    14.15 mi / 3878 ft gain
    Alpine Trail to Big Blue Campground is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Cimarron, Colorado.
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Middle Fork Cimarron River

    10.21 mi / 2359 ft gain
    Middle Fork Cimarron River is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lake City, Colorado.
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Uncompahgre Peak via Nellie Creek Road

    7.3 mi / 2881 ft gain
    Uncompahgre Peak via Nellie Creek Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lake City, Colorado.
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Capture Fall Foliage and Whitmore Falls on Engineer Pass

    5.0
    Just outside of the small community of Lake City, Colorado is Engineer Pass, a dirt road that has amazing views and opportunities to hike, take pictures, and maybe even explore an abandoned mining town. Four wheel drive or all wheel drive is preferable, but the road can definitely be driven by a ...
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  • Cimarron, Colorado

    Mesa Creek Trail

    1.36 mi / 207 ft gain
    Mesa Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Cimarron, Colorado.
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Backpack to Wetterhorn Basin

    13 mi / 3000 ft gain
    This trip is for the lover of solitude and the appreciator of the unscathed backcountry. Wetterhorn Basin is in the heart of the beautiful San Juan Mountain range in Southwestern Colorado.With a 4WD high clearance vehicle start at the West Cimarron Trailhead at 10,750 feet (38.1117N -107.5533W),...
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Alpine Gulch Trail

    9.31 mi / 2943 ft gain
    Alpine Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake City, Colorado.
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Explore Nellie Creek Falls

    5.0
    0.8 mi / 300 ft gain
    Nellie Creek Falls is a beautiful little falls, up County Road 23. The waterfall is surrounded by a forest of aspens leading up the valley. To get to the falls take the northern route of the Alpine Loop from Lake City towards Engineer Pass. In about 5 miles you come to Nellie Creek Road on the ri...
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Wetterhorn Basin via West Fork Trail

    7.86 mi / 2523 ft gain
    Wetterhorn Basin via West Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake City, Colorado.
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  • Lake City, Colorado

    Nellie Creek Falls Trail

    1.98 mi / 502 ft gain
    Nellie Creek Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lake City, Colorado.
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