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Best trails in Whitewater

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Looking for a great trail near Whitewater, Colorado? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, views trails, horseback riding 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 James M. Robb – Colorado River State Park or Highline Lake State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Connected Lakes State Park or Little Book Cliffs Wilderness Study Area. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 4 hard trails in Whitewater ranging from 8.9 to 91.1 miles and from 4,747 to 9,963 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 Whitewater
Top trails (9)
#1 - Big Dominguez Canyon
Dominguez Canyon Wilderness
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
Big Dominguez Canyon is a 12.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Whitewater, Colorado that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#2 - Otto's Trail
Colorado National Monument
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 22 m
Otto's Trail is a short trail in Colorado National Monument starting from Rim Rock Drive 1 mile east of the Visitor Center. Otto's Trail is a gently sloping trail that leads through pinyon-juniper Show more
#3 - Ute Canyon Trail
Colorado National Monument
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 5 h 43 m
Ute Canyon Trail is a 11 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Whitewater, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and Show more
#4 - Gunnison Bluffs via Old Spanish Trail
Whitewater, Colorado
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Gunnison Bluffs via Old Spanish Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Whitewater, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numberShow more
#5 - Big Dominguez and Little Dominguez Loop
Dominguez Canyon Wilderness
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Length: 40.1 mi • Est. Multi-day
NOTE: This includes off trail and potential stream crossings. Roughly miles 25-32 are all trail finding or downright following the GPS. There is no water between the campground at the end of Big DominShow more
#6 - Bean Ranch
Dominguez Canyon Wilderness
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Length: 17.1 mi • Est. 8 h 38 m
Bean Ranch is a 17.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Whitewater, Colorado and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Horses are also able to use this tShow more
#7 - Uncompahgre Plateau OHV Trail
Uncompahgre National Forest
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Length: 91.1 mi
Drive over Uncompahgre Plateau along Divide Road.Show more
#8 - Indian Point Trail via Spring Camp Trail
Grand Mesa National Forest
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Length: 14.7 mi • Est. 8 h 39 m
Indian Point Trail via Spring Camp Trail is a 14.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Whitewater, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail offers Show more
#9 - Holy Bucket, Holy Cross, Eagles Wing, and Miramonte Loop
Whitewater, Colorado
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Length: 8.9 mi
Holy Bucket, Holy Cross, Eagles Wing, and Miramonte Loop is a 8.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Whitewater, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail Show more