Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness Trail is located near Parshall, CO and features a great forest setting. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from June until September.
Directions from Silverthorne: The trails described here are accessed by travelling north on HWY 9 from the Silverthorne I-70 interchange (#205)
Steep start with great views of Dillon Lake, and gradually levels out and enters a very nice aspen and pine forest with small meadows of wildflowers. This trail meanders quite a bit but is a very nice day hike. Bring your dogs and a lunch. rated easy, but the start is difficult.