Colorado River Trail

MODERATE 44 reviews

Colorado River Trail is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
4.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
403 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dog friendly

birding

fly fishing

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

horseback riding

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

The Colorado River Trail is an out and back trail that starts near the Grand Lake Golf Course and ends at the Colorado River. There are many short but exciting singletrack bike trails that crisscross the Colorado River Trail, making an endless number of loops that can be done in this trail network.

8 days ago

It's a nice mild hike, nothing too steep or too hazardous. There's a lot of criss-crossing trails to choose from, we followed the River Trail, which has a nice payoff. It seemed like there were a lot of cars in the parking lot, but we only ran into two people and a family of mountain bikers. Downside: there is a lot of fallen timber & logging, and swaths of it are kinda depressing to see. Saw two deer, plenty of chipmunks, but no moose or bears.

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15 days ago

Fun, but not for family. Lots of rocks

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1 month ago

Nice hike but due to the pine beetle - significant tree damage along hike. Ending spot is nice place on the river.

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1 month ago

The trail was in amazing shape and really well maintained, so if this review was just based on that I would give it 5 stars! However, there were sooo many downed trees that it looked like you were walking through some sort of post apocalyptic movie scene. For that reason I can only give it 3 stars.

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1 month ago

Horrible trail. They are logging everything down around this trail but no sign anywhere telling you this. Not great views whatsoever