Bartlett Gulch Loop Trail

MODERATE 43 reviews

Bartlett Gulch Loop Trail is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Twin Lakes, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
961 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

scramble

snow

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1 month ago

This is a really beautiful loop! Perfect fall foliage hike, even though we were about a week past peek. Highly reccommend.

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2 months ago

We are out-of-towners that camped at Twin Lakes. We hiked this trail our first day in the mountains as it was close to base and rated moderate. Nice way to get adjusted to the altitude and catch some scenery. Beautiful views of the lakes!

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3 months ago

Great hike for first time hikers!
Amazing waterfalls and Lake.
And the view of the Mountains, Aspen Trees and Wildflowers are incredible!

3 months ago

Great hike with so much beauty along the way, highly recommend. Aspens, wildflowers many streams and a beautiful waterfall! We took the lower trail in and back as the upper is a 4x4 road. Hiked to Lilly Pond and saw the beaver dam, go to end end of the small lake, turn around and prepare for the gorgeous view! The trailhead is called Mt. Elbert and this trail is part of the continental divide trail.

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4 months ago

We had a wonderful time on this trail. Took the lower trail both ways because the upper trail is a 4x4 road. Wildflowers were out in full force. Enjoyed seeing Lily Pad Lake at the end.

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5 months ago

There was plenty of changing terrain and absolutely stunning views once you get to the ponds. However, on the way down there was tons of run off at least calf deep which isn't easily hiked over without getting wet.

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