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1,103 mi 1,774 km of trail 46 Featured Hikes

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 178 Trails Intermediate Trails 181 Trails Hard Trails 45 Trails

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Gems in Roosevelt National Forest - 5

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gem Favorite Lone Eagle Peak reflected in unnamed small pond

Crater Lake and Lone Eagle Peak

(17) Granby, CO
gem Favorite View of Longs Peak, looking west from Lily Lake. Lily Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park, Colorado.

Lily Lake

(22) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite Mail Box at the Rock House

Rock House

(2) Winter…, CO
gem Favorite West Creek Falls

West Creek Falls

(6) Estes Park, CO
gem Favorite View of Long Lake while taking the southern route to Lake Isabelle.

Long Lake

(7) Nederland, CO

Featured Hikes in Roosevelt National Forest - 45

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Favorite Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail
Intermediate

Monarch Lake to Crater Lake

14.9 mi 24.0 km • Out and Back • 2,017 ft Ascent 614.74 m Ascent

(70) Granby, CO
Favorite Leaving the Jasper Creek drainage for the Continental Divide on a sunny morning.
Intermediate/Difficult

High Lonesome Loop

15.7 mi 25.2 km • Loop • 3,162 ft Ascent 963.89 m Ascent

(68) Nederland, CO
Favorite A bridge aids your passage over this section of the trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Hessie to Lost Lake

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Loop • 860 ft Ascent 262.21 m Ascent

(66) Nederland, CO
Favorite Climbing Buchanan Pass on the west side.
Intermediate/Difficult

Pawnee-Buchanan Loop

26.5 mi 42.6 km • Point to Point • 6,632 ft Ascent 2021.41 m Ascent

(40) Nederland, CO
Favorite Indian Paintbrush and buttercup.
Intermediate/Difficult

South Arapaho Peak

8.6 mi 13.8 km • Out and Back • 3,111 ft Ascent 948.19 m Ascent

(43) Nederland, CO
Favorite Early morning along the trail
Intermediate

Mitchell Lake Trail Out and Back

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Out and Back • 864 ft Ascent 263.28 m Ascent

(50) Nederland, CO
Favorite Rainy day on Greyrock Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Greyrock Mountain Loop

7.4 mi 12.0 km • Loop • 2,241 ft Ascent 682.96 m Ascent

(51) Bellvue, CO
Favorite Early morning along the trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Audubon

7.7 mi 12.4 km • Out and Back • 2,662 ft Ascent 811.3 m Ascent

(33) Nederland, CO

Trails in Roosevelt National Forest - 358

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1St. Mary's Glacier Trail
Intermediate
Idaho Springs, CO
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Idaho Springs, CO 52 
8.0 mi 12.8 km #2Pawnee Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
8.0 mi 12.8 km Nederland, CO 21 
3.6 mi 5.8 km #3Twin Sisters Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Estes Park, CO 34 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #4Isabelle Glacier Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Nederland, CO 23 
7.9 mi 12.8 km #5Arapaho Glacier Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
7.9 mi 12.8 km Nederland, CO 16 
3.6 mi 5.9 km #6Diamond Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.9 km Nederland, CO 17 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #7Crater Lakes Trail #819
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Winter Park, CO 20 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #8Forsythe Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Coal Creek, CO 20 
13.1 mi 21.1 km #9Arapaho Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
13.1 mi 21.1 km Nederland, CO 11 
6.3 mi 10.2 km #10Cascade Trail
Difficult
Granby, CO
Difficult
6.3 mi 10.2 km Granby, CO
4.2 mi 6.8 km #11Caribou Pass Trail #11
Intermediate/Difficult
Fraser, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.8 km Fraser, CO
12.1 mi 19.5 km #12High Lonesome Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Fraser, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
12.1 mi 19.5 km Fraser, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km #13Palisade Mountain Summit
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Estes Park, CO 16 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #14Ceran Saint Vrain Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Nederland, CO 12 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #15Crater Lake Trail
Intermediate
Granby, CO
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Granby, CO
10.6 mi 17.1 km #16Big South Trail #944
Intermediate/Difficult
Red Feather Lakes, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
10.6 mi 17.1 km Red Feather Lakes, CO
15.0 mi 24.2 km #17Buchanan Pass Trail
Intermediate
Nederland, CO
Intermediate
15.0 mi 24.2 km Nederland, CO
3.7 mi 6.0 km #18American Lakes Trail
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Grand Lake, CO 12 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #19CDT: South Boulder Creek to Rollins Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
4.6 mi 7.4 km Winter Park, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #20Rock House Trail
Intermediate
Winter Park, CO
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Winter Park, CO

Photos of Roosevelt National Forest - 585

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Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
Lone Eagle Peak reflected in unnamed small pond
Apr 14, 2015 near Granby, CO
Indian Paintbrush and buttercup.
Oct 23, 2016 near Nederland, CO
Leaving the Jasper Creek drainage for the Continental Divide on a sunny morning.
Aug 1, 2017 near Fraser, CO
RMNP from Aspen Brook Trail.
Feb 9, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Crater Lake and Mt Achonee (12,649')
Aug 14, 2018 near Granby, CO
Isabelle Lake surrounded by the Indian Peaks - stunning.
Nov 7, 2016 near Nederland, CO
On the way to Gourd Lake.
Jul 16, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO

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