Best trails in Roosevelt National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado? AllTrails has 143 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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 80 moderate trails in Roosevelt National Forest ranging from 1.3 to 48.4 miles and from 5,357 to 13,031 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
The Roosevelt National Forest is a national forest located in north central Colorado. It is contiguous with the Colorado State Forest as well as the Arapaho National Forest. The forest is administered jointly with the Arapaho National Forest and the Pawnee National Grassland from offices in Fort Collins.
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#1 - Lost Lake via Hessie Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the road to the trailhead is currently closed due to COVID-19. So you have to walk ~4 miles on the road to get to the trailhead. Please see the park's website for up toShow more
#2 - Diamond Lake Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
The Fourth of July Trailhead is very popular, and parking is limited, especially on summer weekends. In winter, motorized access is typically not possible since the road to the trail head is CLOSED. HShow more
#3 - Button Rock Dam via Sleepy Lion Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 48 m
Users have reported that there is only one dog per person allowed on this route. A great rocky trail with a few steep sections. Well shaded in the morning. Dramatic views of Long's Peak, Mt. Meeker, Show more
#4 - Forsythe Canyon to Waterfall and Gross Reservoir
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Note: Restrooms facilities are closed due to COVID-19, so please plan accordingly. Please see the park's website for up to date information. Looking for a trail that will provide some shade on a hot Show more
#5 - Lily Mountain Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
The view from the top is absolutely incredible, making the steep climb every bit worth it at the end. Depending on the time of year, the top can be icy and slippery so come prepared with traction or pShow more
#6 - Arapahoe Pass and Lake Dorothy Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 10 m
Note: The road to the trailhead may be closed due to COVID-19 measures. Please check with the park page for more information. Steady uphill from parking area at end of a bumpy gravel road. Forested fShow more
#7 - Greyrock Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 30 m
Greyrock Trail is a 7.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Laporte, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and birdShow more
#8 - Jasper Lake Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
Jasper Lake Trail is a 10.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Nederland, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
#9 - Isabelle Glacier Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 30 m
NOTE: As of May 2020, the road is closed to the trailhead due to COVID-19 concerns. Please check the park website for more information. Although the hike is mostly in the Indian Peaks Wilderness (RoShow more
#10 - Ceran Saint Vrain Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 38 m
Ceran Saint Vrain Trail is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Jamestown, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
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