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Best trails in Silver Plume

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Looking for a great trail near Silver Plume, Colorado? AllTrails has 20 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 11 hard trails in Silver Plume ranging from 3.6 to 13.1 miles and from 9,176 to 14,274 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 Silver Plume
Top trails (20)
#1 - Mount Bierstadt Trail
Mount Evans Wilderness
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 4 h 35 m
The trail is almost entirely in the Mount Evans Wilderness and it is listed as one of the Colorado's iconic 14er. No mountain bikes are allowed in the Wilderness. Stay on the trail to avoid trampling Show more
#2 - Silver Dollar Lake Trail
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
Note: Guanella Pass Road is seasonally closed around Nov. 26, and reopens on Memorial Day weekend at Naylor Lake on the Clear Creek County side and Burning Bear Campground on the Park County side.Show more
#3 - Square Top Mountain
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 54 m
Square Top Mountain is a 7.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Silver Plume, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#4 - Torreys Peak and Kelso Ridge Loop via Gray's Peak Trail
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 5 h 28 m
North east ridge is the ridge between Torreys (14er) and Kelso Mountain(13er.) A class 3 hike that does take some mountaineering experience. You will encounter exposure and rock climbing. Probably nShow more
#5 - Watrous Gulch Trail
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 44 m
Watrous Gulch Trail is a 5.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Silver Plume, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#6 - Grays Peak
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 58 m
4x4 or high clearance recommended. The road up to the trailhead is very rocky.Show more
#7 - Mount Parnassus via Watrous Gulch
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 4 h 55 m
Mount Parnassus is one of four 13ers in the immediate vicinity of Watrous Gulch. It is connected via saddles to Wood Mountain and Bard Mountain. This route follows Watrous Gulch trail for 2 miles fromShow more
#8 - Grays Peak and Kelso Ridge Loop
Arapaho National Forest
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 8 h 39 m
Grays Peak and Kelso Ridge Loop is a 13.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Silver Plume, Colorado that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#9 - Griffin Memorial
Silver Plume, Colorado
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Griffin Memorial is a 3.6 mile out and back trail located near Silver Plume, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and birdShow more
#10 - Mount Edwards Trail Loop
Mount Evans Wilderness
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 49 m
Mount Edwards Trail Loop is a 5.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Silver Plume, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for Show more
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