Hiking Coloradoand39;s Indian Peaks Wilderness  by Bob D'Antonio

Hiking Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness Guide Book

by Bob D'Antonio (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Coloradoand39;s Indian Peaks Wilderness  by Bob D'Antonio
Lace up your boots and sample 38 of the best trails in this wilderness area. One of America's most popular wilderness areas, Indian Peaks is a hiker's delight within easy driving distance of Colorado Springs, Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. You will enjoy the area's dramatic mountain peaks, stunning alpine lakes, and flower-filled meadows. Inside you'll find up-to-date trail information, difficulty ratings, easy-to-read maps, photos, and recommended hikes by category.

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Trails from the "Hiking Colorado's Indian Peaks Wilderness" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 38.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 38.

Abundant wildflowers, alpine lakes, and spectacular views of Arapaho Peak and Arapaho Glacier are the highlights of this long day hike, which has considerable elevation gain and loss. If you can arr ...
Nederland, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 12
This is a fantastic day hike up to Lake Dorothy via the Arapaho Pass Trail, one of the best trails in the wilderness area for viewing wildflowers. Trail conditions: The lower section of the Arapaho ...
Nederland, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
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This is a great hike that starts at the Beaver Creek Trailhead just west of Brainard Lake. Wildflowers, beautiful open tundra, and spectacular views to the plains and Mount Audubon are the main attrac ...
Ward, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 10.2
This fantastic excursion up to Buchanan Pass and Sawtooth Mountain features alpine wildflowers, meadows, spectacular views, great camping sites, and an ascent of Sawtooth Mountain. This is a beautiful ...
Ward, CO - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 19.4
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Wildflowers, alpine lakes, and airy views from Caribou Pass are the main attractions of this hike. The last section of the hike to Lake Dorothy is a steep, narrow ledge cut across the northern flank o ...
Fraser, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
This is an exciting backpacking trip into one of the most beautiful alpine cirques in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Waterfalls, wildflowers, spruce and lodgepole pine forests, and beautiful Crater ...
Granby, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 15.2
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This beautiful trail through lodgepole pines along the St. Vrain Creek makes for an excellent family hike with good campsites, fishing, and access. Trail conditions: The trail is smooth along the rive ...
Ward, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
You’ll see wildflowers, an alpine lake, and stunning views on this great day hike, which is suitable for the whole family. Trail conditions: The lower section of the trail up to the Columbine Lake Tra ...
Fraser, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
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This nice two-day backpack leads up to a beautiful alpine lake surrounded by high peaks and steep talus slopes. Wildflowers grow all along Coney Creek, and Sawtooth Mountain dominates the skyline near ...
Ward, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 11.8
This is a wonderful hike up to beautiful Jasper Lake. Jasper Lake is a nineteen-acre glacier and stream-fed alpine lake situated in a dense spruce forest below the jagged summit of Devils Thumb Peak a ...
Nederland, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 9
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This is a great short day hike up to a beautiful alpine lake surrounded by towering, rocky summits. The views on the first section of the trail are spectacular. Expect to see wildflowers, cascading gl ...
Nederland, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
This is a wonderful day hike or two-day backpack trip up to eleven beautiful alpine lakes and tarns located near Rollins Pass and the southern boundary of the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Wildflowers ...
Rollinsville, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
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This is a wonderful two-day hike up to James Peak (13,294 feet) and two beautiful alpine lakes just outside the southern boundary of the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. Heart and Rogers Pass Lakes are s ...
Rollinsville, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 14.4
This great day hike makes a loop around Long Lake from the Long Lake Trailhead. Fishing, wildflowers, views, and easy hiking are the main attractions of this hike. Bring the family and a picnic lunch ...
Ward, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
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This is a nice day hike or overnight backpack up to Yankee Doodle Lake via the Jenny Creek Trail, starting at the Eldora Ski Area near the town of Eldora. Wildflowers, mountain streams, and views ar ...
Nederland, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.8
Alpine lakes, abundant wildflowers, cascading mountain streams, and spectacular views make for a wonderful two-day hike. Don’t forget to bring a fishing rod. Trail conditions: The lower portion of the ...
Nederland, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 11.4
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Mostly level trails, great views, and stunning wildflowers make this a perfect hike for the whole family. Take along a fishing rod and enjoy the fishing and views at Lake Isabelle. From the Long Lak ...
Ward, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 4
This is a short, sweet hike up to small, lovely Lost Lake, located just outside the boundary of the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area and 1.5 miles from the old town site of Hessie. Fishing, wildflowers, w ...
Nederland, CO - Fishing,Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
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This is a nice day hike along beautiful Middle St. Vrain Creek. Waterfalls, wildflowers, and views are the main attractions of this hike. Trail conditions: The lower part of the trail is rocky and wet ...
Ward, CO - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8
This is a nice excursion up to Mineral Mountain with excellent views to the east and west. Beautiful wildflowers cover the hillsides. The view from Caribou Flats to the Indian Peaks is spectacular. ...
Nederland, CO - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.2
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