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The red-rock landscape of Red Hill Recreation Area is most popular for its fantastic hiking, running and mountain biking. A complex system of singletrack trails offers routes for users of any skill level. Some trails are smooth and easily conquered, while others are rugged and challenging. With views of Mushroom Rock and the stunning landscapes of Crystal Valley and Roaring Fork Valley, visitors will love Red Hill.

Recommended Routes in Red Hill - 1

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Favorite Nothing but fun off the top of Red Hill. Photo by Ann Driggers
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Red Hill Loop

6.1 mi 9.8 km 1,156' Up 352.29 m Up 1,182' Down 360.18 m Down

Carbondale, CO
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Red Hill Hiking

  • 16 Miles 26 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 9 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Red Hill - 11

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1.6 mi 2.5 km #1Elk Traverse
Difficult Difficult
Carbondale, CO
Difficult Difficult
Carbondale, CO
4.9 mi 7.9 km #2Northside Loop
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carbondale, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Mushroom Rock
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Carbondale, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #4Blue Ribbon Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
2.6 mi 4.1 km #5Persey's Big Top
Difficult Difficult
Carbondale, CO
Difficult Difficult
Carbondale, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Three Gulch Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7Skeeter's Ridge
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #8Faerie Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #9Bogus Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10Outer Loop
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO
Intermediate Intermediate
Carbondale, CO

Photos of Red Hill - 12

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A look down at the Mushroom Rock trail around the steepest sections.
Apr 3, 2015 near Carbondale, CO
Mushroom Rock. A Carbondale landmark & a killer viewpoint.
Apr 3, 2015 near Carbondale, CO
Nothing but fun off the top of Red Hill. Photo by Ann Driggers
Apr 6, 2015 near Carbondale, CO
The ladies enjoy an evening romp through the sage meadows of the backside of Red Hill. Photo by Ann Driggers
Apr 6, 2015 near Carbondale, CO
The Maroon Belles Running Club starting their work day right. Photo - Shana Light.
May 4, 2016 near Carbondale, CO
View about 75 percent up the trail.
Aug 16, 2016 near Carbondale, CO
View from the top.
Aug 16, 2016 near Carbondale, CO
Meadow along the trail.
May 19, 2019 near Carbondale, CO
View of Mt. Sopris.
May 19, 2019 near Carbondale, CO
Green meadow
May 19, 2019 near Carbondale, CO
Old ranch
May 19, 2019 near Carbondale, CO
Indian paintbrush flower
May 19, 2019 near Carbondale, CO
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