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Bangs Canyon Recreation Area

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51 mi 82 km of trail 1 Recommended Route

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 4 Trails Hard Trails 5 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Bangs Canyon Recreation Area - 1

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Favorite Rough Canyon Trail.
Difficult

Rough Canyon Loop

4.5 mi 7.3 km 1,070' Up 326.22 m Up 1,067' Down 325.2 m Down

Redlands, CO

Trails in Bangs Canyon Recreation Area - 9

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3.0 mi 4.8 km #1The Ribbon
Very Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
Very Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
2.6 mi 4.2 km #2Mica Mine up Ladder Canyon
Intermediate
Redlands, CO
Intermediate
Redlands, CO 12 
6.1 mi 9.7 km #3Gunny Loop
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4Twist-N-Shout
Intermediate
Orchard Mesa, CO
Intermediate
Orchard Mesa, CO
6.3 mi 10.1 km #5Butterknife Trail
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Lunch Line
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
23.1 mi 37.2 km #7Tabeguache Trail - Grand Valley Section
Difficult
Clifton, CO
Difficult
Clifton, CO
4.7 mi 7.6 km #8Third Flats Road
Intermediate
Orchard Mesa, CO
Intermediate
Orchard Mesa, CO
2.4 mi 3.8 km #9Rough Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Redlands, CO
Intermediate
Redlands, CO

Photos of Bangs Canyon Recreation Area - 21

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Eagle's Nest summit tree.
Jul 13, 2015 near Redlands, CO
Rough Canyon Trail.
Sep 10, 2016 near Redlands, CO
Rough Canyon Trail.
Sep 10, 2016 near Redlands, CO
Finding wild cat footprints in the snow makes an exciting winter find.
Apr 25, 2015 near Redlands, CO
Yellow fall colored leaves dancing in the sunshine
Apr 25, 2015 near Redlands, CO
Densely packed mica and old drill holes can be seen at the historic Mica Mine. Most families turn back here as the trail gets tougher after this spot.
Apr 25, 2015 near Redlands, CO
Red sandstone cliff walls line Ladder Canyon
Apr 25, 2015 near Redlands, CO
Rough Canyon Trail.
Sep 10, 2016 near Redlands, CO