Smuggler Mountain Trail

MODERATE 30 reviews
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Smuggler Mountain Trail is a 14.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Aspen, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until September.

DISTANCE
14.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3480 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

Directions from Aspen: Travelling east on Main Street in Aspen, turn left (north) onto Mill Street. Travel 1/4 mile and turn right after the bridge onto Gibson. Follow Gibson 1/8 mile to a Y intersection and bear left onto South Avenue. Shortly, turn right onto Park Circle and follow for 1/8 mile to the Smuggler Mountain Road on the left. There is parking on the right.

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25 days ago

Not the best trail. Very busy and a lot of dogs off leash.

1 month ago

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1 month ago

So much fun! Great views!

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9 months ago

Straight up hill w lots of switchbacks. Tremendous views!

11 months ago

11 months ago

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

mountain biking
Sunday, June 12, 2016

Nice open trail to Mtn bike up.

Sunday, June 12, 2016

The views are so worth the uphill trek!

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Friday, April 08, 2016

Steep with views of Aspen, CO. Would be a fantastic sunset hike.

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Tuesday, September 29, 2015