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The Best Backpacking in Buford

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Top backpacking spots in and near Buford

  • Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

    Mount Margaret Trail

    7.28 mi / 535 ft gain
    Mount Margaret Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado.
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  • Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

    Lady Moon and Molly Moon

    6.48 mi / 656 ft gain
    Lady Moon and Molly Moon is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Buena Vista, Colorado.
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    Climb Greyrock Mountain

    5.0
    7.1 mi / 3000 ft gain
    The main trail begins at the Cache La Poudre river on the Poudre Canyon Highway about 30 minutes from Fort Collins. After about .75 miles the trail splits. To go left on Greyrock Meadows trail adds 2 miles to your trip and provides excellent views of Greyrock Mountain and Meadows from the south, ...
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    Hike the Mt. McConnel Summit Trail

    4.8 mi / 1334 ft gain
    This 4.8 mile round trip hike gains 1300 feet of elevation before reaching the Mt.McConnel summit. The primitive trail is rated as difficult and has an ascent of many switchbacks, leading up to a wild flower covered summit. The trail winds along the ridge line around 8,000 feet, offering panorami...
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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    McIntyre Trail

    18.88 mi / 2894 ft gain
    McIntyre Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Walden, Colorado.
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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Rawah Trail

    26.1 mi / 5351 ft gain
    Rawah Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado.
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    West Branch to North Forks Trail and Twin Crater Lakes

    12.66 mi / 2638 ft gain
    West Branch to North Forks Trail and Twin Crater Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Walden, Colorado.
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    West Branch Trail to Island Lake/Carey Lake

    12.78 mi / 2608 ft gain
    West Branch Trail to Island Lake/Carey Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Nederland, Colorado.
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    Camp Lakes, Rawah Lakes, and Twin Crater Lakes Loop Trail

    23.33 mi / 4045 ft gain
    Camp Lakes, Rawah Lakes, and Twin Crater Lakes Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado.
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    Beaver Creek to Fish Creek Loop

    22.09 mi / 3688 ft gain
    Beaver Creek to Fish Creek Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Glen Haven, Colorado.
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    Hourglass, Brackenbury Cabin and Beaver Creek Loop

    18.93 mi / 3845 ft gain
    Hourglass, Brackenbury Cabin and Beaver Creek Loop is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Villa Grove, Colorado.
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  • Fort Collins, Colorado

    Westridge Trail Via Timber Trail

    10.67 mi / 1965 ft gain
    Westridge Trail Via Timber Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Fort Collins, Colorado.
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  • Bellvue, Colorado

    Hike to Comanche Lake in Pingree Park

    3.5
    8 mi / 700 ft gain
    You start out hiking through the average Colorado forest for the first 4 miles of the 7-8 mile trip at about 6,500 feet. The trail is largely downhill for the first couple miles until it levels out and you are headed North. A little more than halfway, you come to Comanche Reservoir and hike up al...
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  • Centennial, Wyoming

    Browns Peak Loop in Snowy Range

    12.01 mi / 1247 ft gain
    Browns Peak Loop in Snowy Range is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Centennial, Wyoming.
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  • Walden, Colorado

    Backpack to Kelly Lake In State Forest SP

    13.2 mi / 2624 ft gain
    Round trip will take you along 13.2 beautiful miles of Northern Colorado backcountry. Starting from the trail head which can be found within the entrance of the park (near the horse ring and car camping), you'll head into some beautiful backcountry. Before you reach the woods, a 4x4 trail will be...
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  • Drake, Colorado

    Lost Lake via North Fork Trail

    18.4 mi / 3314 ft gain
    Lost Lake via North Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Glen Haven, Colorado.
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