Best trails in Routt County

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What to expect

Check out some of the best hiking, walking and backpacking routes in Routt County, Colorado. The Lost Lake via Continental Divide Trail is the most popular trail. There are trails of various difficulty levels including easy, medium, and difficult. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Red Dirt Pass Trail via Gold Creek Lake Trail and the trail with the least amount of climbing is the Hot Springs Trail. The longest trail is the Elkhorn Trail at 51 km. For a shorter adventure you can try the Gardner Park Reservoir Trail at 1 km. Get off line access to Pharmacy, Restaurant, Water, and Peak locations and much more with a Hiiker subscription.

Trail difficulty calculations

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