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Bangs Canyon Recreation Area

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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

Bangs Canyon Recreation Area Hiking

  • 56 Miles 90 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 4 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 5 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Bangs Canyon Recreation Area - 9

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2.6 mi 4.2 km #1Mica Mine up Ladder Canyon
Intermediate
Redlands, CO
Intermediate
Redlands, CO 14 
3.0 mi 4.8 km #2The Ribbon
Very Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
Very Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
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
2.4 mi 3.8 km #6Rough Canyon Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Redlands, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Redlands, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #7Lunch Line
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
Difficult
Orchard Mesa, CO
23.1 mi 37.2 km #8Tabeguache Trail - Grand Valley Section
Difficult
Clifton, CO
Difficult
Clifton, CO
4.7 mi 7.6 km #9Third Flats Road
Intermediate
Orchard Mesa, CO
Intermediate
Orchard Mesa, 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
Climbing out of Andy's Loop.
Jul 8, 2019 near Orchard…, 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