Acorn Creek Trail is a 8.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Silverthorne, CO and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from March until November.
Directions from Silverthorne: Travel north on Highway 9 for 11 miles. After the bridge over the Blue River, turn right onto Road #2400 and follow this for 1/2 miles to a fork in the road. Take the right fork onto Road #2402. Follow this 1/2 mile to the trailhead.
The views start almost immediately and just get more breathtaking. Not sure that previous hikers totally blazed the right trail though - but gorgeous nonetheless. Decent snowpack.