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Fredonia Gulch Trail is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Breckenridge, Colorado that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 4.5 miles Elevation Gain: 1,341 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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4 days ago

Steady climbing, well worth it at the top!

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4 days ago

Nice trail, lightly used. Steady uphill on a wide path. Lovely views toward the top.

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9 days ago

Definitely “steady incline” as described by other reviewers. Was mostly deserted, though. Only passed two other groups of hikers. Bottom of the trail is a little muddy bit nothing terrible. Great wildflowers at third stream crossing.

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rocky
9 days ago

Great hike. Not busy at all on a weekend day. Great views and old mine at the top. worth the steady 2.5 mile incline up.

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16 days ago

We loved this hike. It’s up an old forest service road, but it just felt like a very wide trail. It was absolutely stunning and the views are jaw dropping. We only saw one other person on the trail, which was a nice change from other popular trails nearby. This is a very steady climb, so be ready to ascend with almost no breaks from the incline. Enjoy some time at the mine at the top, too!

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snow
Mon Jun 17 2019

Steep incline the entire trail. 4.3 miles round trip. We did not make it to the mine as snow barricaded the entire trail knee deep , but we could see it. 3 stream crossings. Very scenic views towards the top.

Thu Sep 14 2017

Not bad. You're pretty much climbing up a road.

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Mon May 29 2017

Hiked with crampons. Would have greatly benefited with snowshoes. Gorgeous.

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Wed Feb 15 2017

Certainly not easy, esp trudging through the snow, but it's a nice hike. If u have snowshoes take them. 1,400ft + climb will get ur legs burning. Took me 3 hrs round trip. Yes, beautiful views from the top. Keep going till u get to the old mine.

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Sat Nov 19 2016

Good trail. Did on a Saturday morning in early November when weather was great - 60 degrees. Took us a little over an hour for the 2.2 miles to the top with 9 & 11 year old daughters. Only saw 2 other people on trail so very quiet. Very steady climb and great views from top near the entrance to the mine.

Sun Sep 25 2016

Was a fine hike on a cold fall day. While the early alpine portion of the hike obscured the view it did keep the wind off of us. Like others said, this is a 4.5 mile up and back. There are some spectacular views during the last half mile of the climb.

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Mon Sep 05 2016

Beautiful hike but it is NOT .8 miles. More like 5 out and back. Would recommend though, stunning views at the top!

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Sat Aug 27 2016

Excellent trail, great view from the top!

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Sun Jul 17 2016

Fredonia Gulch - Great trail with a steady incline. Enjoyed how quiet this trail was. I would rank it as moderate. The info on the route here is also incorrect - it was about 2.2 miles to the top (4.4 roundtrip). The views at the top are spectacular, there's an old mine there. The entire hike is on a wide old mining road, but there is some shade along the way. Open to hikers, bikers, and horses. A few creeks along the way for the pups to get some water, but they seemed to be running a little dry. Park on the side of the road at the entrance.

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