Smuggler Mountain Trail

MODERATE 37 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. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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

dog friendly

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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1 month ago

More like walking up a steep dirt road for most of the way.

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1 month ago

Hiked only about 3.1 miles up to the huge billboard (not used, partially covered with trees) on Smuggler Road. Still a good, moderate hike.

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2 months ago

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

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3 months ago

So much fun! Great views!

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11 months ago

Straight up hill w lots of switchbacks. Tremendous views!

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Sunday, July 03, 2016