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169 mi 272 km of trail 12 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 19 Trails Intermediate Trails 32 Trails Hard Trails 3 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.

Areas Within Vail

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Featured Hikes in Vail - 12

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Trails in Vail - 42

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4.2 mi 6.7 km
#1 Booth Creek
Vail, CO
4.2 mi 6.7 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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Dry
22 days ago
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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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Dry
40 days ago
1.2 mi 2.0 km
#3 Ptarmigan Loop
Vail, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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Frisco, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km Frisco, CO
All Clear
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Dry
17 days ago
2.8 mi 4.5 km
#5 Wilder Gulch Trail
Frisco, CO
2.8 mi 4.5 km Frisco, CO
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
33 days ago
1.8 mi 2.9 km
#6 Gore Lake Trail
Vail, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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Some Mud
32 days ago
Vail, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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3.6 mi 5.9 km
#8 Game Creek Trail
Vail, CO
3.6 mi 5.9 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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48.7 mi 78.4 km
#9 Gore Range Trail
Copper Mountain, CO
48.7 mi 78.4 km Copper Mountain, CO
All Clear
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Dry, Fallen Trees: Some fallen trees, nothing major.
27 days ago
4.8 mi 7.8 km
#10 Cougar Ridge
Minturn, CO
4.8 mi 7.8 km Minturn, CO
Unknown
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1.5 mi 2.5 km
#11 Vail Trail
Vail, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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Vail, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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4.8 mi 7.7 km
#13 Slate Creek Trail
Silverthorne, CO
4.8 mi 7.7 km Silverthorne, CO
Unknown
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Frisco, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km Frisco, CO
Unknown
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Vail, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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Vail, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km Vail, CO
Minor Issues
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Dry, Fallen Trees - very loose at the top.
21 days ago
0.2 mi 0.3 km
#17 Julia's Deck
Frisco, CO
0.2 mi 0.3 km Frisco, CO
Unknown
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Frisco, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km Frisco, CO
All Clear
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Dry
27 days ago
4.1 mi 6.6 km
#19 Lost Lake Trail
Vail, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km Vail, CO
Minor Issues
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Fallen Trees
17 days ago
Vail, CO
4.4 mi 7.2 km Vail, CO
All Clear
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Dry
58 days ago

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