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White River National Forest (43)


Aspen/Carbondale Area

Braille/Discovery Trails       
Round trip distance: 0.5 miles. (Easy)
Elevation: 10,282 - 10,330 feet · Fee: none


Crater Lake       
Round trip distance: 3.8 miles. (Moderate)
Elevation: 9562 - 10,172 feet · Fee: $10/vehicle or $6/person bus pass


Difficult Creek       
Round trip distance: 6.2 miles. (Moderate)
Elevation: 8105 - 9374 feet · Fee: none


Independence Summit       
Round trip distance: 0.5 miles. (Easy)
Elevation: 12,095 - 12,134 feet · Fee: none


Independence Ghost Town       
Round trip distance: 1 mile (Moderate)
Elevation: 10,850 - 10,960 feet · Fee: none


Linkins Lake       
Round trip distance: 1.2 miles. (Moderate)
Elevation: 11,493 - 12,012 feet · Fee: none


Lost Man       
Round trip distance: 4.7 miles. (Moderate)
Elevation: 11,525 - 12,801 feet · Fee: none


Maroon Creek       
One-way distance: 3.5 - 4 miles (Moderate)
Elevation: 8715 - 9640 feet · Fee: $10/vehicle or $6/person bus pass


Maroon Lake       
Round trip distance: 1 mile1 (Easy)
Elevation: 9585 - 9641 feet · Fee: $10/vehicle or $6/person bus pass


Mount Sopris   
Round trip distance: 5.4-13.8 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 8631 - 12,965 · Fee: none

Roaring Fork River Trail       
Round trip distance: 1 mile (Moderate)
Elevation: 9348 - 9423 feet · Fee: none


The Grottos       
Round trip distance: 1 mile (Easy)
Elevation: 9473 - 9540 feet · Fee: none


Thomas Lakes   
Round trip distance: 8.4 miles (Moderate)
Elevation: 8631 - 10,265 · Fee: none

Weller Lake       
Round trip distance: 1.2 miles. (Easy)
Elevation: 9348 - 9565 feet · Fee: none


Basalt Area

Chapman Lake       
Round trip distance: 2.4 miles. (Easy)
Elevation: 9615 - 9815 feet · Fee: none


Fryingpan Lakes       
Round trip distance: 8-9.5 miles. (Strenuous)
Elevation: 9,972 - 11,040 feet · Fee: none


Lyle Lake/Mormon Lake       
Round trip distance: 6 miles. (Strenuous)
Elevation: 10,735 - 11,670 feet · Fee: none


Nast Lake       
Round trip distance: 0.4 miles. (Easy)
Elevation: 8713 - 8729 feet · Fee: none


Sawyer Lake       
Round trip distance: 8 miles. (Strenuous)
Elevation: 9,498 - 11,003 feet · Fee: none


Twin Meadows       
Round trip distance: 0.8 miles. (Easy)
Elevation: 9459 - 9487 feet · Fee: none


Flat Tops - Dotsero/Glenwood Springs/Rifle

Battlement Reservoirs    
Round trip distance: 8.3 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 8395 - 10,344 · Fee: none

Beaver Creek   
Round trip distance: 8.2 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 8585 - 9941 · Fee: none


Centennial/East Elk Creek    
Round trip distance: 6.8 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 6248 - 7779 · Fee: none

Cherry Creek   
Round trip distance: 8.2 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 8595 - 9985 · Fee: none

Cross Creek    
Round trip distance: 1.6 - 13.8 miles (Moderate)
Elevation: 7723 - 8929 · Fee: none ($8 camping)

Grizzly Creek     
Round trip distance: 4-24 miles (Moderate)
Elevation: 5861 - 6511 feet · Fee: none


Hadley Gulch   
Round trip distance: 11 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 6267 - 9508 · Fee: none


Hanging Lake     
Round trip distance: 3 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 6143 - 7251 feet · Fee: none


Lava Creek      
Round trip distance: 5.1 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 8,388 - 10,216 feet · Fee: none


Main Elk Creek   
One-way distance: 5 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 6180 - 7736 · Fee: none

No Name/Jess Weaver     
Round trip distance: 6.6 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 6013 - 7716 feet · Fee: none


Sweetwater Nature Trail       
Round trip distance: 0.8 miles. (Easy)
Elevation: 7819 - 7865 feet · Fee: none


Three Forks     
Round trip distance: 11.5 miles (Moderate+)
Elevation: 7587 - 9290 feet · Fee: none


Ute Trail - Dotsero    
Round trip distance: 8.5 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 6184 - 7950 feet · Fee: none


Flat Tops - Meeker Area

Big Fish       
Round trip distance: 6.4 miles. (Moderate)
Elevation: 8769 - 9378 feet · Fee: none


Carhart       
Round trip distance: 5.3 miles. (Moderate)
Elevation: 9590 - 9953 feet · Fee: none


Lake of the Woods     
Round trip distance: 0.8 miles (Easy)
Elevation: 9017 - 9117 feet · Fee: none


Little Trappers Lake       
Round trip distance: 4 - 9.4 miles. (Moderate)
Elevation: 9,577 -9,950 feet · Fee: none


Mirror Lake     
Round trip distance: 8 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 8,315 - 10,056 feet · Fee: none


Skinny Fish     
Round trip distance: 5.2 miles (Moderate)
Elevation: 9,353 - 10,190 feet · Fee: none


South Fork       
Round trip distance: 4 - 32 miles (Easy)
Elevation: 7610 - 7750 feet · Fee: none - camping $20/night


Spring Cave       
Round trip distance: 1.2 miles (Moderate)
Elevation: 7588 - 7903 feet · Fee: none - camping $20/night


Wall Lake       
Round trip distance: 8.6 miles (Strenuous)
Elevation: 9,766 - 11,050 feet · Fee: none