Best trails in Crawford

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Looking for a great trail near Crawford, Colorado? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, running 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 in Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Needle Rock Study Area or Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Crawford ranging from 0.8 to 6.5 miles and from 6,955 to 8,900 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 Crawford
Top trails (13)
#1 - Green Mountain Summit Via North Vista Trail
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
Green Mountain Summit Via North Vista Trail is a 6.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Crawford, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nuShow more
#2 - Exclamation Point
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
Exclamation Point is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Crawford, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#3 - Gunnison Point Overlook
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
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Length: 0.2 mi • Est. 8 m
Gunnison Point Overlook is located directly behind the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park visitor center. You can see the overlook from the visitor center. Along the short walk, mica flakShow more
#4 - Hermits Rest Trail
Curecanti National Recreation Area
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 3 h 24 m
Zigzagging through oak, pine, juniper, and fir, hikers descend to wooded camp and picnic sites on the shores of Morrow Point Reservoir. Campsites with picnic tables, fire grates, and toilets are proviShow more
#5 - Crystal Creek Trail
Gunnison National Forest
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Winding through wildflowers, Gambel oak, aspens, conifers and a recovering burn area, Crystal Creek Trail is ideal for spring or fall hiking. Sweeping views of Cimarron Valley, the West Elk and San JuShow more
#6 - Uplands Trail to Rim Rock Nature Trail Loop
Crawford, Colorado
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Uplands Trail to Rim Rock Nature Trail Loop is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Crawford, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#7 - Mount Lamborn Trail
Gunnison National Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 5 h 46 m
The road to the trailhead can be very rough. A 4WD vehicle with high clearance is recommended to reach the trailhead. Many will park further down the road and add several miles to the hike.Show more
#8 - Needlerock Trail
Needle Rock Study Area
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 42 m
Needlerock Trail is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Crawford, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options anShow more
#9 - Deadhorse Loop Trail
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Deadhorse Loop Trail is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Crawford, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
#10 - Dead Horse Trail
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
This trail offers good views of Deadhorse Gulch and East Portal on the Gunnison River, as well as good birding. Show more
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