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Best trails in Nederland

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Looking for a great trail near Nederland, Colorado? AllTrails has 54 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 Eldorado Canyon State Park or Golden Gate Canyon State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Boulder Open Space or Genesee Park. Ready for some activity? There are 30 moderate trails in Nederland ranging from 3 to 48.4 miles and from 7,490 to 13,031 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 Nederland
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#1 - Lost Lake via Hessie Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Note: The road to trailhead is open but parking is difficult to find. There is a shuttle that runs between Nederland High school and the Hessie trailhead. Visit https://www.bouldercounty.org/open-spacShow more
#2 - Lake Isabelle Trail (Summer)
Indian Peaks Wilderness
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 4 h 8 m
As of May 28, 2020, users have reported that the road to this trail is currently CLOSED so you have to walk to the trailhead. Note: Gate can be closed due to heavy snow however the trail is still acShow more
#3 - Diamond Lake Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
The Fourth of July Trailhead is very popular, and parking is limited, especially on summer weekends. In winter, motorized access is typically not possible since the road to the trail head is CLOSED. HShow more
#4 - Crater Lakes Trail via Moffat Tunnel East Portal Trailhead
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 50 m
Forest trail with mountain views leading to alpine lakes. This trail takes you into the James Peak wilderness. The first part is an old jeep trail that will take you up to WP22, from there a new traiShow more
#5 - Forsythe Canyon to Waterfall and Gross Reservoir
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Looking for a trail that will provide some shade on a hot Colorado day? This hiking trail has shade, plus a waterfall, a stream, a canyon, and lake. It’s hard to beat. Forsythe Canyon is just outside Show more
#6 - Arapahoe Pass and Lake Dorothy Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 10 m
Steady uphill from parking area at end of a bumpy gravel road. Forested for the first half, then the trail emerges in spots for views across the canyon towards Diamond Lake area and Diamond Creek fallShow more
#7 - Jasper Lake Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
Jasper Lake Trail is a 10.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Nederland, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
#8 - Isabelle Glacier Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 30 m
Although the hike is mostly in the Indian Peaks Wilderness (Roosevelt National Forest), the hike starts in Brainard Lake Recreation Area. There is a $12(cash only) fee to enter this area. This hike sShow more
#9 - Devils Thumb Pass and King Lake Trail
Indian Peaks Wilderness
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Length: 15 mi • Est. 8 h 26 m
Devils Thumb Pass and King Lake Trail is a 15 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Nederland, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#10 - Long Lake Trail
Roosevelt National Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
Although this trail is in the Indian Peaks Wilderness (Roosevelt National Forest), the trail starts in the Brainard Lake Recreation Area. There is a $11 (cash only) to enter this area. From mid-OctobShow more
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