Trap Park Trail

EASY 14 reviews
#105 of 140 trails in

Trap Park Trail is a 6.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Estes Park, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and snowshoeing and is best used from December until May. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 6.7 miles Elevation Gain: 954 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

forest

river

views

wild flowers

Fri Oct 05 2018

Went out along the trail and then went into the wilderness. I climbed the mountain and then returned along the mountain top. Perfect hike if you want solitude.

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Sun Aug 07 2016

Trail was ok. Fishing at Trap Lake was awesome!

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Tue May 17 2016

Hardest part is the beginning, where the trail switchbacks up into the meadow. After that it's quite flat and easy. Gorgeous view of iron mountain especially in the early summer or fall when it's got some snow. About halfway down the trail we turned right, to the west. We went off trail up the steep valley wall to the top of the plateau, which was hard work. From the top you get stunning views of chambers lake, Zimmerman, and joe wright reservoir to the west. Highly recommend it.

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Fri Apr 20 2012

Fun short hike into an alpine meadow. The hike runs along a drainage so be prepared for water crossings. The hike is only about 4 miles not the 11.5. It is also a couple miles south on Long Draw Road which runs south off Highway 14. There are several other connecting trails if you want to get higher then the valley floor. Look for moose.

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