Silverthorne, CO Trails and Parks

Silverthorne has 61 trails in the vicinity, including 49 hiking trails and 8 for cross-country skiing. These trails range from 0.8 to 23.8 miles in length. The most popular trails are Boulder Lake, Lily Pad Lake and Eaglesmere Lakes. Trails.com member Theresa J. recently completed Doc Holliday Trail.
  • Upper Cataract Lake

    3 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Although by no means the highest of Colorado’s mountain chains, the Gore Range is considerably more rugged than many. As a faulted anticline range, these mountains rise abruptly to form an impressive ...
    •  8 hours
    •  10.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Although by no means the highest of Colorado’s mountain chains, the Gore Range is considerably more rugged than many. As ...

  • Boulder Lake

    2 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Explore one of the few trails that reaches into the true wilderness of the eastern basins of the Gore Range. This hike to lovely, secluded Boulder Lake uses part of the Gore Range Trail, an up ...
    •  66 minutes up, 68 minutes down
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Explore one of the few trails that reaches into the true wilderness of the eastern basins of the Gore Range. This hike to ...

  • Kettle Ponds

    2 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This gentle, uncrowded hike follows an old mining road then travels on the Gore Range Trail (GRT), climbing a lateral moraine left by two epochs of glaciers. The GRT wanders around the top of ...
    •  2.5 to 4.5 hours
    •  6.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This gentle, uncrowded hike follows an old mining road then travels on the Gore Range Trail (GRT), climbing a lateral moraine ...

  • William Peak Road

    2 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Trail runs along high ridge with outstanding views of Green Mountain Reservoir. Upper portion has excellent dispersed camping spots nestled in the trees, some with great views. This is a popular ...
    •  Easy
    •  3-4 hours
    •  23.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Trail runs along high ridge with outstanding views of Green Mountain Reservoir. Upper portion has excellent dispersed camping ...

  • McCullough Gulch Trail

    1 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This hike offers a little bit of almost everything to a high-altitude hiker. Mining remains, colorful wildflowers, a crystal clear creek, the cascades of White Falls, patterned rock slabs, and ...
    •  1.5- 2.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike offers a little bit of almost everything to a high-altitude hiker. Mining remains, colorful wildflowers, a crystal ...

  • Blue River

    1 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    The Blue is a medium-size river, running 100-300 cfs most years, and one of the most scenic Gold Medal fisheries in Colorado. Fly fish from Dillon Reservoir dam down to the Colorado River. From ...
    •  Guide

    The Blue is a medium-size river, running 100-300 cfs most years, and one of the most scenic Gold Medal fisheries in Colorado. ...

  • Eaglesmere Lakes

    1 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Fisherman cast their lines into tranquil waters that mirror back an image of a jagged, Gore Range peak. This hike to the two Eaglesmere Lakes lies largely within the northern part of the Eagles ...
    •  118 minutes up, 90 minutes down
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Fisherman cast their lines into tranquil waters that mirror back an image of a jagged, Gore Range peak. This hike to the ...

  • Buffalo Mountain

    1 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    The huge granite dome called Buffalo Mountain towers above Dillon Reservoir and the towns of Silverthorne, Dillon, and Frisco. Such an imposing mountain attracts climbers and over the years people ...
    •  3 to 7 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    The huge granite dome called Buffalo Mountain towers above Dillon Reservoir and the towns of Silverthorne, Dillon, and Frisco. ...

  • Hunkidori Mine

    1 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This is one of those rare tours with terrain equally satisfying for both snowshoers and skiers. Imagine a backcountry tour with beautiful scenery, some moderate downhill runs for skiers, relatively ...
    •  73 minutes up, 68 minutes down
    •  7.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of those rare tours with terrain equally satisfying for both snowshoers and skiers. Imagine a backcountry tour ...

  • Searle and Kokomo Pass Trail

    1 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This portion of the Colorado Trail delivers you above timberline via the beautiful Guller Gulch. On the other side of Copper Mountain Ski Resort, the singletrack passes high above Janet's Cabin ...
    •  Advanced Riders, 2.5 - 3 hours; Intermediate Riders, 3 - 3.5 hours
    •  13.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This portion of the Colorado Trail delivers you above timberline via the beautiful Guller Gulch. On the other side of Copper ...

  • Mesa Cortina to East Vail

    1 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This 14.9-mile hike traverses the Gore Range over Red-Buffalo Pass. Along the way, you can see almost everything that is special about the Eagles Nest Wilderness. Flower-filled meadows, views ...
    •  6 to 11 hours
    •  14.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This 14.9-mile hike traverses the Gore Range over Red-Buffalo Pass. Along the way, you can see almost everything that is ...

  • Mohawk Lakes

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Crystal clear Lower Mohawk Lake sits on a bench with a backdrop of craggy peaks, waterfalls, and mining relics. To reach this gem, hike along the Spruce Creek Trail as it gently climbs through ...
    •  2.5- 5 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Crystal clear Lower Mohawk Lake sits on a bench with a backdrop of craggy peaks, waterfalls, and mining relics. To reach ...

  • Ptarmigan Peak

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    The Ptarmigan Trail climbs steadily through various ecosystems including sagebrush meadow, lodgepole pine, aspen, spruce-fir, and alpine tundra —the land above the trees. While thick forest envelops ...
    •  6 to 10 hours
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    The Ptarmigan Trail climbs steadily through various ecosystems including sagebrush meadow, lodgepole pine, aspen, spruce-fir, ...

  • Ptarmigan Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Here is an excellent lollipop loop in the hills above Silverthorne in a small triangle of the Williams Fork Mountains and Arapaho National Forest. The route is a mellow stroll on a gentle grade ...
    •  5 hours
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Here is an excellent lollipop loop in the hills above Silverthorne in a small triangle of the Williams Fork Mountains and ...

  • Big Dominguez Canyon Waterfalls

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Big Dominguez Creek sweeps through Big Dominguez Canyon and tumbles its waters in three distinctive falls. The first waterfall you’ll see, “Lower Dominguez Falls,” slides over slickrock in a ...
    •  2-4 hours
    •  6.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Big Dominguez Creek sweeps through Big Dominguez Canyon and tumbles its waters in three distinctive falls. The first waterfall ...

  • Navajo Trail Waterfalls

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Navajo Trail provides access to three of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks, but three trailside waterfalls and a lake at the top make this hike a fine day trip or backpack, even without the peaks. ...
    •  2-7 hours
    •  9.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Navajo Trail provides access to three of Colorado’s 14,000-foot peaks, but three trailside waterfalls and a lake at the top ...

  • Ingram Falls and Bridal Veil Falls (at Telluride)

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Bridal Veil Creek flows northeast from Jackass Basin and plunges more than 300 feet at Bridal Veil Falls. Ingram Creek flows northwest from Ingram Basin and cascades hundreds of feet at Ingram ...
    •  1-3 hours
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Bridal Veil Creek flows northeast from Jackass Basin and plunges more than 300 feet at Bridal Veil Falls. Ingram Creek flows ...

  • Gore Trail - Upper Cataract Lake

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This hike offers a relatively easy threeday tour of six lakes in the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area. Two of the lakes, Upper Cataract and Mirror, lie just below the north side of Eagles Nest Peak, ...
    •  3 days
    •  19.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike offers a relatively easy threeday tour of six lakes in the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area. Two of the lakes, Upper ...

  • South Willow Falls

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This easy hike follows the Mesa Cortina Trail from the outskirts of Silverthorne into the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area where it meets South Willow Creek and the Gore Range Trail. It then follows ...
    •  5.5 hours
    •  8.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This easy hike follows the Mesa Cortina Trail from the outskirts of Silverthorne into the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area where ...

  • Lily Pad Lake

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    This hike takes you to a delightful series of small lakes and ponds in Eagle’s Nest Wilderness on a path that is lavishly decorated with wildflowers in the early summer. Few hikes offer this ...
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike takes you to a delightful series of small lakes and ponds in Eagle’s Nest Wilderness on a path that is lavishly ...

  • Ute Pass to Ute Peak

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Splendid views greet hikers from Ute Pass to the ridge, but the trail drops to the east side through a dense coniferous forest, hiding the vistas before it climbs again. The summit of Ute Peak ...
    •  7 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Splendid views greet hikers from Ute Pass to the ridge, but the trail drops to the east side through a dense coniferous forest, ...

  • Lily Pad Lake

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Lily Pad Lake is a very popular destination especially from the Lily Pad Lake Trail #50 trailhead (see Option 2). Hiking the complete trail from Frisco to Ryan Gulch provides the most diverse ...
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Lily Pad Lake is a very popular destination especially from the Lily Pad Lake Trail #50 trailhead (see Option 2). Hiking ...

  • Mesa Cortina Trail

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Snowshoers especially will enjoy this peaceful trail through the woods beneath Buffalo Mountain. The Mesa Cortina Trail enters the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area and leads into the South Willow ...
    •  94 minutes up, 85 minutes down
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Snowshoers especially will enjoy this peaceful trail through the woods beneath Buffalo Mountain. The Mesa Cortina Trail enters ...

  • Ptarmigan Peak (Summit County)

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    Colorful aspen line the valley and wonderful above-treeline views are yours on this late-season hike. The new trailhead for Ptarmigan Peak, part of the Williams Fork Mountains, is now open. In ...
    •  192 minutes up, 128 minutes down
    •  11.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Colorful aspen line the valley and wonderful above-treeline views are yours on this late-season hike. The new trailhead for ...

  • Keystone Gulch

    0 Reviews

    Silverthorne, CO

    An easy tour with good late-season snow cover, here’s a good choice for novice snowshoers or skiers. This route ascends the well-plowed Keystone Gulch Road and ends at one of the Keystone downhill ...
    •  86 minutes up, 52 minutes down
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    An easy tour with good late-season snow cover, here’s a good choice for novice snowshoers or skiers. This route ascends the ...