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80 mi 129 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 2 Trails Intermediate Trails 6 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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Featured Hikes in South Central - 4

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Favorite Rocky Mountain National Park: Yellow-Bellied Marmot
Intermediate/Difficult

North Inlet/Tonohutu Creek Loop

26.6 mi 42.8 km • Loop • 3,911 ft Ascent 1192.07 m Ascent

(10) Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Rocky Mountain National Park: Yellow-Bellied Marmot
Intermediate

Cascade Falls and Big Pool

7.5 mi 12.0 km • Loop • 559 ft Ascent 170.27 m Ascent

(11) Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Representing the REI NP Centennial backpack at Dream Lake, looking towards Flattop Mountain (right) and Hallett Peak (left).
Difficult

Rocky Mountain National Park: Continental Divide Loop

55.7 mi 89.6 km • Point to Point • 17,063 ft Ascent 5200.74 m Ascent

(1) Grand Lake, CO

Trails in South Central - 7

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7.9 mi 12.8 km #1East Inlet Trail
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
7.9 mi 12.8 km Grand Lake, CO 20 
12.6 mi 20.3 km #2CDT: Monarch Lake to Grand Lake (CO Sec. 35)
Easy/Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Easy/Intermediate
12.6 mi 20.3 km Grand Lake, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km #3Haynach Lakes Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Grand Lake, CO
12.7 mi 20.4 km #4North Inlet Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
12.7 mi 20.4 km Grand Lake, CO
3.3 mi 5.3 km #5Lake Nanita Trail
Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Grand Lake, CO
13.8 mi 22.2 km #6Tonohutu Creek Trail
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
13.8 mi 22.2 km Grand Lake, CO
28.3 mi 45.5 km #7CDT: Grand Lake to Bowen Gulch (CO Sec. 37)
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
28.3 mi 45.5 km Grand Lake, CO

Photos of South Central - 15

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Ptarmigan Point - North Inlet/Tonahutu trail junction.  VERY windy!
Jul 20, 2016 near Grand Lake, CO
Haynach campsite. The views are well worth the effort!
Jan 19, 2016 near Grand Lake, CO
Ptarmigan's Shoulder with permission from Hobbes7714 Photo Credit: Andrew Wahr  Link: https://twitter.com/WahrAndrew
Jan 15, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Fire and Avalanche
Jan 21, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Haynach Lakes view
Jul 13, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Lone Pine Lake near outlet
Jul 18, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO
Fire damaged area of Tonahutu Creek Trail.
Jan 19, 2016 near Grand Lake, CO
Ptarmigan Mtn over Lake Nanita (1980) with permission from BoulderTraveler
Jan 15, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO

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