Hay Park Trail

EASY 4 reviews
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Hay Park Trail is a 17.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Basalt, Colorado that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

17.7 miles
2956 feet
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly



nature trips



Directions from Carbondale: From Carbondale travel south on Hwy. 133 for approximately 1.4 miles. Make a left turn on Prince Creek road and go about 6 miles to the fork in the road. Take the fork to the right and follow it for about 2 miles. You will park at the Thomas Lakes trailhead and travel 1.5 miles up Thomas Lakes trail to the Hay Park trail (the left fork).

9 months ago

Beautiful trail! First 1.5 is all uphill, but after that it's a great hike! Lots of clear rivers, beautiful views, huge aspen! Not a lot of places to put a tent- i.e. Our placement was 1 of 2 close to water- but definitely worth it! Lightly traveled, some horse manure to dodge! Do g be confused with the capital peak trailhead- same parking lot- hay Park has a sign and capital peak does not

8 months ago

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014