Best Trails near Silverton, Colorado

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on Stony Pass Road
1 day ago

off road driving

The first part of the trail was easy but the last ten miles before you come to the Rio Grande Reservoir were very rocky, rough and parts were washed out. It was anything but easy!

on Highland Mary Trail Loop
1 day ago

backpacking

We hiked out to Highland Mary Lakes on Saturday -such a beautiful hike! The next morning we went out to fish verde lake and caught several fish. We also passed lots of fisherman coming from that lake. We almost lost the trail coming from the lake but after some backtracking, we realized you had to follow the posts. After leaving the lake there were some incredible views! My favorite part of the trip. After you loop around and towards the end it is a pretty steep decline. I'm glad that we hiked down it instead of up it, but still very hard on the joints!
Went in August and the trail was in good shape!

on Columbine Lake Trail
2 days ago

hiking

Tough trail but worth it! Lots of beautiful wildflowers and wonderful lake at top.

on Ice Lake Basin Trail
3 days ago

hiking

Absolutely stunning views. We tracked our hike with our phones and Apple Watch, it was 4 miles from the parking lot to Ice Lake, one way. I'm not sure why the trailhead map says 2.64 miles, but it's not accurate. The last 3/4 mile is the hardest, which is also due to the elevation, but it's really pretty. In my opinion, the views on the hike were better than the lake itself. Overall, great hike, but not for the faint of heart (literally and figuratively)!

on Engineer Mountain Trail
6 days ago

hiking

After a recommendation by our friend Debra VanWinegarden (see her blogspot) we enjoyed shoulder high wildflowers and gorgeous views. Our time was short so we only hiked to the "bus stop" log and after a quick snack got back to our car just in time before an afternoon storm.

on Spud Lake
8 days ago

Awesome hike with the family. My 5 and 3 year old had a blast. Once at the lake they wanted in but didn't plan for that and it caused a melt down. Other than that awesome views and hike.

on Ice Lake Basin Trail
10 days ago

hiking

Absolutely amazing hike!!! Pretty difficult coming from sea-level but WELL worth the challenge of hiking this trail.

on Spud Lake
11 days ago

on Ice Lake Basin Trail
13 days ago

hiking

unreal hike. was not prepared for the altitude but made it eventually. had my wife and 3 kids with me. All made it fine. We hauled our gear up and spent the night. totally worth it.

on Spud Lake
15 days ago

backpacking

on Engineer Mountain Trail
17 days ago

hiking

Gorgeous views. Wish I brought an actual camera and not just my phone.

on Spud Lake
19 days ago

Tried to go but the road construction has it blocked off. They said that it would be blocked off through the rest of the month...heads up!

on Colorado Trail Segment 25
19 days ago

mountain biking

beautiful ,worth it

on Colorado Trail Segment 25
19 days ago

mountain biking

on Molas Lake To Amimas Rive...
19 days ago

mountain biking

beautiful !

on Highland Mary Lake Trail
19 days ago

hiking

nice climb

Recommended

on Ice Lake Basin Trail
22 days ago

hiking

incredible hike, although a little crowned and dogs are allowed