Best trails in Holy Cross Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Holy Cross Wilderness, Colorado? AllTrails has 24 great hiking trails, running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 14 hard trails in Holy Cross Wilderness ranging from 6.3 to 25.5 miles and from 8,510 to 14,009 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mount of the Holy Cross Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 7 h 48 m
Please note that road closures have been reported on the way to the trailhead. Please check road conditions in advance. Show more
#2 - Missouri Lakes Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 58 m
Missouri Lakes Trail is a 7.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Red Cliff, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#3 - Beaver Lake Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 41 m
Pristine mountain lake in the Holy Cross Wilderness. This trail is located off of Elk Creek Rd. in Beaver Creek Village. No parking allowed at the trailhead, so you must park in the Beaver Creek parkiShow more
#4 - Missouri Lakes and Fancy Lakes Loop Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 5 h 15 m
As of July 2019, hikers report that there is avalanche debris. Please use caution when using this trail.Show more
#5 - East Lake Creek Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
East Lake Creek Trail is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Edwards, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#6 - Notch Mountain
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 5 h 48 m
Notch Mountain is a 9.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Red Cliff, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The tShow more
#7 - Whitney Lake Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
Whitney Lake Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Red Cliff, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, campinShow more
#8 - Cross Creek Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 25.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
Trail starts on ridge, then drops down to Cross Creek. There is a bridge and meadow. See Mount of the Holy Cross after a 2 mile hike in. It's a long hike to the lakes, 11 and 13 miles. Near the end ofShow more
#9 - Mystic Island Lake and Lake Charles via Ironedge Trail
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 12.5 mi • Est. 7 h 2 m
Mystic Island Lake and Lake Charles via Ironedge Trail is a 12.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Eagle, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a numbShow more
#10 - Mount of the Holy Cross Loop
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 13.2 mi • Est. 8 h 56 m
Mount of the Holy Cross Loop is a 13.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Minturn, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurerShow more
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