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Best trails in Never Summer Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Never Summer Wilderness, Colorado? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, views trails, wildlife 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. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Never Summer Wilderness ranging from 11 to 19 miles and from 8,795 to 12,165 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (8)
#1 - Baker Gulch to Bowen Gulch Lake
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 19 mi • Est. 10 h 52 m
NOTE: The Bowen-Baker trailhead is in the Rocky Mountain National Park which requires an entrance fee and dogs are NOT allowed. If you have a dog, you can enter the Never Summer Wilderness from the NoShow more
#2 - Coyote Valley Colorado River Trail
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 28 m
Coyote Valley Colorado River Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nShow more
#3 - Baker Gulch to Parika Lake
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 6 h 14 m
Baker Gulch to Parika Lake is a 11 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#4 - Bowen Gulch Trail
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 15.7 mi • Est. 9 h 22 m
Note: If you start this trail from Rocky Mountain National park, they do not allow dogs. However Never Summer Wilderness allows dogs on leash. Please check the park page for more information.Show more
#5 - Fairview Mountain to Bowen Pass
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 40 m
Fairview Mountain to Bowen Pass is a 7.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily useShow more
#6 - Baker Pass via Baker Gulch
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 6 h 30 m
Baker Pass via Baker Gulch is a 12 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#7 - Illinois River Trail
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 49 m
Illinois River Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rand, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usShow more
#8 - Michigan River Trail to Baker Pass
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
Michigan River Trail to Baker Pass is a 10.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Walden, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is prShow more