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Best trails in Edwards

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Looking for a great trail near Edwards, Colorado? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, trail 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 around Sylvan Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Walter Byron Memorial Park or Carver Park. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Edwards ranging from 2.9 to 23.8 miles and from 7,614 to 11,197 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 Edwards
Top trails (8)
#1 - East Lake Creek Trail To Big Lake
Holy Cross Wilderness
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Length: 23.8 mi • Est. 11 h 34 m
Self-registration is required for overnight stays.Show more
#2 - Nolan Lake Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
The bridge leading to this trailhead has been reported closed (09/25/2020).Show more
#3 - Berry Creek Loop
White River National Forest
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
#4 - Stag Gulch Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 43 m
Quick 10 minute drive from Edwards. Follow Squaw Creek Road to the Squaw Creek trailhead, onto parking area. After several switchbacks and moderate climb take the right fork to Stag Gulch. You'll go through some aspen forests and meadows filled with wildflowers while enjoying views of the Gore Range. When you reach big meadow you can loop it, adding 1.5 miles to your trip. Show more
#5 - Water Tower Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
#6 - West Lake Creek Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
#7 - Dead Dog Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 6 h 40 m
#8 - New York Mountain Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m