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Best trails in Bayfield

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Looking for a great trail near Bayfield, Colorado? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Navajo Lake State Park or Navajo State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Bodo State Wildlife Area or Memorial Park Phase One. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Bayfield ranging from 4.2 to 12.7 miles and from 7,729 to 12,194 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Bayfield
Top trails (6)
#1 - Vallecito Creek Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 12.7 mi • Est. 6 h 11 m
Trailhead is in the parking lot just outside the campgrounds. The trail travels around the campground and starts again. The trail is well marked with a small elevation gain. It follows right along theShow more
#2 - Pinos River Trail to Emerald Lake
Weminuche Wilderness
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Length: 20.4 mi • Est. 10 h 16 m
Pinos River Trail to Emerald Lake is a 20.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bayfield, Colorado that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of Show more
#3 - Lake Eileen Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Lake Eileen Trail is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Bayfield, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#4 - Sauls Creek Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 37 m
Offline map is recommended. Users have reported that the trails are not marked well.Show more
#5 - Great Kiva Trail
San Juan National Forest
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 8 m
Note: Cost to hike is $10 per person.Show more
#6 - Cave Basin Trail [CLOSED]
Weminuche Wilderness
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 5 h 23 m
Cave Basin Trail [CLOSED] is a 10.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bayfield, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more