Best trails in Uncompahgre National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Uncompahgre National Forest, Colorado? AllTrails has 68 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 30 moderate trails in Uncompahgre National Forest ranging from 1.7 to 143 miles and from 7,552 to 13,195 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 Sneffels via Yankee Boy Basin
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
This road can be hiked or driven on 4WD trucks/dirbikes. If you have a 2WD car, it may be best to park at the trailhead indicated on this page. If you have a 4WD vehicle, you can get as far up the roaShow more
#2 - Bridal Veil Falls to Blue Lake
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 32 m
Park at the top of Bridal Veil Falls and begin walking the road past the falls and up towards Bridal Veil Basin. It's about 3 miles one way. There is some interesting old mine equipment all around theShow more
#3 - Jud Wiebe Memorial Trail
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Jud Wiebe Memorial Trail is a 3.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Telluride, Colorado that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#4 - Imogene Pass
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 17.5 mi
Imogene Pass is the second highest drivable pass in Colorado. The drive is one of the most thrilling in the state. At Savage Basin, you'll pass through Tomboy Townsite, once one of most active mining Show more
#5 - Lower Cascade Falls Trail
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 8 m
Easy walk from close to downtown with a great waterfall (seasonal) From the trailhead simply follow the trail along the stream as it leads you up to the falls. If the stream isn't flowing at the traShow more
#6 - Yankee Boy Basin OHV Route
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 18.6 mi
The first half of the trail is fairly easy. After that it gets a little more dificult, but a car with good clearance with a good driver will be able to make it. There are a few steep dips and some higShow more
#7 - Upper Box Canyon Falls
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 14 m
Nice hike near Ouray to a foot bridge with great views. There is an access fee to these falls for $5 per adult. From the nature center, simply follow the labeled trail that will start up a steep set Show more
#8 - Baby Bathtubs Trail
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 36 m
Baby Bathtubs Trail is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Ouray, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#9 - Chief Ouray Mine via Upper Cascade Falls Trail
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 3 h
Steep hike to beautiful secluded falls, overlook of Ouray, and famous mine Follow the trail located directly behind the sign and head uphill. The trail is well maintained and easy to follow. When yShow more
#10 - Sneffels Highline and Deep Creek Loop
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 14.3 mi • Est. 8 h 27 m
Sneffels Highline and Deep Creek Loop is a 14.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Telluride, Colorado that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used Show more
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