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Best trails in Glenwood Springs

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Looking for a great trail near Glenwood Springs, Colorado? AllTrails has 23 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 Rifle Falls State Park or Harvey Gap State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Two Rivers Park or Rifle Mountain Park. Ready for some activity? There are 12 moderate trails in Glenwood Springs ranging from 1.8 to 16.7 miles and from 5,744 to 10,961 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 Glenwood Springs
Top trails (23)
#1 - Hanging Lake Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
NOTE: You must obtain a permit to hike. There is a permit and shuttle service in place from May 1st-October 31st. There is no parking at the trailhead. Please visit the city of Glenwood Springs websitShow more
#2 - Jess Weaver Trail [CLOSED]
White River National Forest
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
Please note: This trail is closed due to wildfire as of Aug 2020. The trail follows No Name Creek, which flows year round and is supplemented by a diversion that brings water from the larger Grizzly Show more
#3 - Grizzly Creek Trail [CLOSED]
White River National Forest
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 26 m
This trail is closed due to wildfire as of Aug 2020.Show more
#4 - Doc Holiday Grave Trail
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 26 m
Doc Holiday Grave Trail is a 0.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Glenwood Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is Show more
#5 - Storm King Mountain Memorial Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
When the winds unexpectedly shifted on July 6, 1994, a wildfire on Storm King Mountain trapped and killed 14 young wildland firefighters. This trail is a memorial to those brave men and women who fougShow more
#6 - Glenwood Springs Boy Scout Trail
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
The trail climbing efforts are rewarded by spectacular views high on the rim of Glenwood Canyon, hikers can see the sliver of the Colorado River and the steep cliff edges below. The forest here is thiShow more
#7 - Two Rivers Red Mountain Trail
Two Rivers Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 47 m
Two Rivers Red Mountain Trail is a 6.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Glenwood Springs, Colorado that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number Show more
#8 - Glenwood Canyon Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 14.3 mi • Est. 6 h 9 m
Glenwood Canyon Trail is a 14.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Glenwood Springs, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numberShow more
#9 - Rio Grande Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 42.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
You have (at least) three trail options. You can start in Glenwood Springs and journey uphill to Aspen, then take the RFTA (Roaring Fork Transit Authority) bus back; you can bus to Aspen and ride downShow more
#10 - Glenwood Canyon Trail via Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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Length: 15.4 mi • Est. 6 h 51 m
Parts of this trail may be closed due to flooding.Show more
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