Big South Trail

MODERATE 6 reviews
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Big South Trail is a 6.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bellvue, CO that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, camping, and snowshoeing and is accessible from December until May.

6.5 miles 1560 feet Out & Back




trail running



wild flowers



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3 months ago

We went 4 miles in and turned around and went 4 miles back... We just didn't have time time to go further. Loved this hike!! It was very easy and covered in wildflowers with great river views and loads of butterflies! Can't wait to go back.

4 months ago

Moderate to difficult hike, great views along the river

1 year ago

Good challenge in snowshoes. Some tricky sections of rocks to navigate but overall a really nice trail with beautiful scenery. We felt like we'd had a good workout by the time we finished. best part was that we went on a Saturday and only saw a couple of other hikers at the end of the trail.

2 years ago

The actual trail from highway 14 is moderate to difficult. Steep inclines and rocky terrains make this adventure a work out. The trail is 10 miles to the edge of RMNP and 7 miles to a now washed out bridge. Great for fly fishing and kayaking. Bring lots of water.