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Best trails in New Castle

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Looking for a great trail near New Castle, Colorado? AllTrails has 5 great hiking 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 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 3 moderate trails in New Castle ranging from 1.7 to 3.4 miles and from 5,780 to 7,801 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 New Castle
Top trails (5)
#1 - Colorow Trail West and East Loop
New Castle, Colorado
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
Great little quick hike or mountain bike ride located on the north side of Castle Valley Ranch subdivision on BLM Land. Steep climb up to overlook the Colorado River Valley and then back down. This trail is closed December 1 to April 15. Show more
#2 - Colorow West Trail to Stairway to Heaven
New Castle, Colorado
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
Great little quick hike or mountain bike ride located on the north side of Castle Valley Ranch subdivision on BLM Land. This trail is closed December 1 to April 15. Show more
#3 - East Elk Creek Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
#4 - Hadley Gulch Trail
White River National Forest
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 5 h 31 m
Note: Due to a major avalanche in winter, the trail is virtually impassable at mile 3. Please check with the park page for more information. The first mile of the trail slopes moderately, but becomes more rocky and difficult as it enters the gulch and increases in elevation. The trail is mainly in oak brush and pinon/juniper with some willow and aspen vegetation types along the trail. Excellent wildlife viewing.Show more
#5 - Medaris Trail
New Castle, Colorado
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 40 m
There are two different starting points for this trail. This particular trail starts at Mt Yale.Show more