Best trails in Grand Lake

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Looking for a great trail near Grand Lake, Colorado? AllTrails has 61 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 Rocky Mountain National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Boulder Open Space or Walker Ranch Park. Ready for some activity? There are 34 moderate trails in Grand Lake ranging from 1.8 to 25.3 miles and from 8,290 to 12,270 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 Grand Lake
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#1 - Baker Gulch to Bowen Gulch Lake
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 19 mi • Est. 10 h 52 m
NOTE: The Bowen-Baker trailhead is in the Rocky Mountain National Park which requires an entrance fee and dogs are NOT allowed. If you have a dog, you can enter the Never Summer Wilderness from the NoShow more
#2 - Shadow Mountain Trail
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 5 h
Shadow Mountain Trail is a 9.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#3 - East Inlet Trail to East Meadow Camp
Grand Lake, Colorado
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
East Inlet Trail to East Meadow Camp is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usShow more
#4 - Coyote Valley Colorado River Trail
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 28 m
Coyote Valley Colorado River Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nShow more
#5 - Colorado River and River Run Trail
Grand Lake, Colorado
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
The Colorado River Trail is a trail that starts near the Grand Lake Golf Course and ends at the Colorado River. There are many short but exciting singletrack bike trails that crisscross the Colorado Show more
#6 - Parika Lake Trail
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
Parika Lake Trail is a 7.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optionsShow more
#7 - Lost Lake Trail from Wolverine Bypass
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 54 m
4 wheel drive or high clearance vehicle may be necessary depending on time of year. Show more
#8 - Baker Gulch to Parika Lake
Never Summer Wilderness
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 6 h 14 m
Baker Gulch to Parika Lake is a 11 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primariShow more
#9 - Upper Lake and Stone Lake via Roaring Fork Trail
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 7 h 28 m
Upper Lake and Stone Lake via Roaring Fork Trail is a 12 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is prShow more
#10 - East Shore Trail
Grand Lake, Colorado
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Please note: the lookout tower may be closed depending on weather conditions.Show more
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