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Gems in San Isabel National Forest - 1

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gem Favorite The old entrance to Marion Mine.

Marion Mine

(6) Colorad…, CO

Recommended Routes in San Isabel National Forest - 3

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Favorite Enjoy phenomenal views from East Spanish Peak to the West Spanish Peak and the Sangre de Cristo Range.
Difficult

East Spanish Peak Ascent

9.2 mi 14.9 km 2,727' Up 831.29 m Up 2,727' Down 831.25 m Down

Walsenburg, CO
Favorite The old entrance to Marion Mine.
Intermediate/Difficult

Marion Mine

3.9 mi 6.3 km 889' Up 271.02 m Up 886' Down 270.01 m Down

Colorad…, CO
Favorite Looking back down the trail on West Spanish Peak
Difficult

West Spanish Peak Trail to Summit

3.6 mi 5.8 km 2,399' Up 731.32 m Up 105' Down 32.11 m Down

San Luis, CO

San Isabel National Forest Hiking

  • 248 Miles 399 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 30 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 27 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within San Isabel National Forest

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Trails in San Isabel National Forest - 59

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9.7 mi 15.6 km #1Wahatoya Trail #1304
Difficult
Walsenburg, CO
Difficult
Walsenburg, CO
12.7 mi 20.5 km #2Tanner/East Bear Gulch Trail #1333
Difficult
Cañon City, CO
Difficult
Cañon City, CO
2.8 mi 4.5 km #3West Spanish Peak Trail
Difficult
San Luis, CO
Difficult
San Luis, CO
8.5 mi 13.7 km #4Greenhorn Trail #1316
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado City, CO
3.3 mi 5.3 km #5Apishapa Trail #1324
Intermediate/Difficult
Walsenburg, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Walsenburg, CO
5.1 mi 8.3 km #6Second Mace Trail #1322
Difficult
Colorado City, CO
Difficult
Colorado City, CO
2.4 mi 3.8 km #7Newlin Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Florence, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Florence, CO
10.7 mi 17.2 km #8Bartlett Trail #1310
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado City, CO
3.4 mi 5.5 km #9Dikes Trail #1389
Intermediate/Difficult
San Luis, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
San Luis, CO
5.7 mi 9.1 km #10Snowslide Trail #1318
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Colorado City, CO

Photos of San Isabel National Forest - 44

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Looking back down the trail on West Spanish Peak
Aug 1, 2018 near Walsenburg, CO
View of West Spanish Peak from the West Peak trail
Aug 1, 2018 near Walsenburg, CO
Great views at the top of timberline
Jul 20, 2017 near Walsenburg, CO
Early crossing of meadow. West Spanish Peak is hard to miss
Jul 20, 2017 near Walsenburg, CO
The old entrance to Marion Mine.
Nov 8, 2017 near Colorad…, CO
Sunset on 11/2/18.
Nov 2, 2018 near Colorad…, CO
View along the Greenhorn Trail.
Feb 8, 2022 near Colorad…, CO
Sweeping views from the Bartlett Trail.
Feb 8, 2022 near Colorad…, CO