Tungsten and Kinnickinnick Loop at Mud Lake

EASY 33 reviews

Tungsten and Kinnickinnick Loop at Mud Lake is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Caribou City, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
456 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

cross country skiing

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

snowshoeing
3 months ago

Nice trails for easy hike / snow shoeing. Saw a mother moose with her calf.

snowshoeing
3 months ago

I did this Trail a couple weeks ago and there wasn’t enough snow. Ended up using my micro spikes instead. It’d be a really nice easy trail had there been more snow!

hiking
3 months ago

Pleasant, mellow trail. Not at all challenging but nice if you’re looking for an easy stroll through the woods.

mountain biking
5 months ago

This is a fun place if you want an uber-easy mtn bike ride. No fishing allowed, so the shoreline is cleaner than a lot of other places. This place isn't spectacular but it's sweet and a great picnic spot.

7 months ago

Easy in and out. On 10/28/17 we saw a family group of moose 50 feet off the trail. Scary, but awesome once it was over.

10 months ago

Nice walk...not too far out of Denver

10 months ago

Nice walk...no too far out of Denver

hiking
11 months ago

Beautiful easy trail around a small lake.

hiking
11 months ago

Spotted my first ever moose on this trail, which was a total treat - and that's why I give this trail 5 stars (otherwise I prefer the more difficult routes)...she was about 30 yards away, and if hadn't been looking, I would have missed her. I only stopped long enough to snap a photo (they can be aggressive, right?), and she kept her eyes on me but didn't budge.

hiking
Thursday, March 09, 2017

Pleasant walk just a few minutes drive from Nederland. Picnicking is popular around Mud Lake. Very flat and easy walk through the trees and around the lake. Pick up Caribou Ranch Link to continue over to Caribou Ranch Open Space (no dogs allowed there).

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hiking
9 months ago

recorded mud lake

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

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Friday, March 11, 2016

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