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167 mi 269 km of trail 12 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 20 Trails Intermediate Trails 28 Trails Hard Trails 5 Trails

Camping & Lodging

As a very popular resort destination, there are a multitude of places to stay from a tent to 5 star and beyond accommodation. Vail and Beaver Creek have oodles of hotel rooms and condos while Edwards west to Eagle has a handful of hotel options.

Camping is plentiful on USFS and BLM lands throughout the county from primitive sites to established campgrounds.

Visiting Tips

Up Valley - mid June to early October depending on the snow. Some Vail trails on the north side of I-70 are closed until June 15. Two Elk and Whiskey Creek are closed until July 1.

Down Valley - mid April to late October. Town of Eagle trails in Eagle Ranch are closed from December 15-April 15.

Other Activities

The Vail and Eagle Valleys are mountain playgrounds. Rafting, kayaking, and fly-fishing are just a few of the activities available when not hiking.

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Nozawa Sushi The sushi is fresh and tastes pretty good!
Gondola Pizza The gondola pizza was out of this world!
240 Chapel Pl. #113, Avon CO — (970) 845-6000
The Columbine Bakery Cakes/tortes are gorgeous and delicious.
Avon Bakery and Deli Best hangover breakfast sandwiches :)
25 Hurd Lane, Avon CO — (970) 949-3354
No Se Hagan Bolas Taqueria beef tongue!!
Pazzo's Pizza Go for the Azteca! Cilantro, jalapeño, tomato, garlic, pepperoni. Oh my!
82 E Beaver Creek, Avon CO — (970) 949-9900
Northside Coffee & Kitchen So many fun donuts- Oreo, fruity/cocoa pebbles & even bacon!
20 Nottingham Rd, Avon CO — (970) 949-1423
Agave $1.50 tacos on Tuesday , chicken or beef , hardshell only
The Dusty Boot Steakhouse and Saloon Skip this joint, $7 each for side salid and chips and salsa. Far under par to "boot"... Two thumbs down.
Blue Moose Pizza There is an unpublished lunch special. Drink & a slice of pie for a bargain.
76 Avondale Ln, Avon CO — (970) 845-8666
Rimini Gelato I think I went here every day while on my trip. Love their hot chocolate, gelato, cookies and sandwiches (breakfast and savory). Super nice people too!
Local Joes pizza Get the gnar!! It's da' bomb!! Also local brew by Crazy mountain brewing company...love LOVE the "mountain living!"
280 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-4444
Henry's Chinese Cafe The food is good but very Americanized. Not very authentic food to China or Asia. The food is pretty good and they offer take out too!
175 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-3050
The East Everything we ordered was excellent Peking duck, udon, pad Thai , all excellent.
Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli Must have: The Mighty Mo!
Cafe 163 Ate here 3 days in a row....breakfast and lunch. All food options were very good. I'll eat here every time I'm in Edwards.
Larkburger 2 little larks are a lot more fun than one larkburger
Mountain Lyon Cafe The veggie eggs benedict was gooooood!!! 
Red Buffalo Enjoy your drink out back by the river.
Which Wich? Superior Sandwiches Co custom. Many options. Delicious sandwiches. Such food.

Areas Within Vail

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Featured Hikes in Vail - 12

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Trails in Vail - 41

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1.2 mi 2.0 km
#1 Ptarmigan Loop
Vail, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km Vail, CO
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7.3 mi 11.7 km
#2 Gore Creek Trail
Vail, CO
7.3 mi 11.7 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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97 days ago
4.2 mi 6.7 km
#3 Booth Creek
Vail, CO
4.2 mi 6.7 km Vail, CO
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Snowy
39 days ago
3.6 mi 5.9 km
#4 Game Creek Trail
Vail, CO
3.6 mi 5.9 km Vail, CO
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Frisco, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km Frisco, CO
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2.8 mi 4.5 km
#6 Wilder Gulch Trail
Frisco, CO
2.8 mi 4.5 km Frisco, CO
All Clear
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Some Mud
95 days ago
4.8 mi 7.8 km
#7 Cougar Ridge
Minturn, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km Minturn, CO
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48.5 mi 78.0 km
#8 Gore Range Trail
Frisco, CO
48.5 mi 78.0 km Frisco, CO
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Vail, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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1.5 mi 2.5 km
#10 Vail Trail
Vail, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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Vail, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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4.8 mi 7.7 km
#12 Slate Creek Trail
Silverthorne, CO
4.8 mi 7.7 km Silverthorne, CO
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Vail, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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1.8 mi 2.9 km
#14 Gore Lake Trail
Vail, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km Vail, CO
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Frisco, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km Frisco, CO
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0.2 mi 0.3 km
#16 Julia's Deck
Frisco, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km Frisco, CO
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Vail, CO
4.4 mi 7.2 km Vail, CO
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Vail, CO
3.0 mi 4.9 km Vail, CO
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1.4 mi 2.3 km
#19 Kinnickinnick
Vail, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km Vail, CO
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1.3 mi 2.1 km
#20 Strawberry Lane
Vail, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km Vail, CO
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