A List Of Trails In the Area

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[size=+1]Below is a list of some of the trails in the area, some closer than others.

This is just a handful of the trails somewhat nearby to Buena Vista / Arrowhead Campground. There are many more 1-3 rated trails, passes, etc. in the area than what is listed here. The following link shows an overview of the Colorado Trail map. You can easily start in Buena Vista and work your way out from there.

TrailDamage.com Colorado Map:
http://www.traildamage.com/google_colorado.php

Another note: In some cases there are a handful of these trails that are near, if not very close to one another. In some cases this allows for running more than one trail that day (depending on length and difficulty of the trails).

Trails near/close to one another:
1.) Carnage Canyon and Chinaman's Gulch
2.) Iron Chest, Mount Antero, Grizzly Lake, Pomeroy Lakes, Hancock Pass, Tincup Pass
3.) Flume Creek, Lost Canyon, Clohesy Lake, Halfmoon Creek
4.) Mount Zion and Hagerman Pass

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[size=+1]Easy/Scenic Trails (1-3/10)[/size]

Lost Canyon
~11 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 3/10
High End Rating: 3/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=276

Flume Creek
~14 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 2/10
High End Rating: 3/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=335

Clohesy Lake
~19 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 3/10
High End Rating: 4/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=336

Mount Princeton
~14 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 2/10
High End Rating: 3/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=121

Mount Antero
~22 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 3/10
High End Rating: 4/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=51

Pomeroy Lakes
~28 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 3/10
High End Rating: 4/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=246

Hagerman Pass
~32 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 3/10
High End Rating: 3/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=373



[size=+1]Mild to Moderate (4-7/10)[/size]

Chinaman’s Gulch
~11 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 4/10
High End Rating: 7/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=1

Hancock Pass
~25 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 4/10
High End Rating: 4/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=245

Grizzly Lake
~25 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 5/10
High End Rating: 6/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=55

Iron Chest
~25 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 6/10
High End Rating: 8/10 (rating is a wee bit high)
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=8

Halfmoon Creek
~32 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 4/10
High End Rating: 5/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=42

Tincup Pass / St. Elmo
~25 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 4/10
High End Rating: 4/10
*St. Elmo is well known as a place to take kids to feed chipmunks
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=120

Baldwin Lake
~25 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 4/10
High End Rating: 4/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=337

Mount Zion
~31 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 4/10
High End Rating: 4/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=242

Wheeler Lake
~56 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 5/10
High End Rating: 7/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=40


[size=+1]I Hope You Like Body Damage (7+/10)[/size]

Carnage Canyon – Buena Vista
~11 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 9/10
High End Rating: 10/10
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=178

Holy Cross
~56 Miles From Campground
Low End Rating: 7/10 (a wee bit high)
High End Rating: 9/10 (if you’re attempting the optional Cleveland Rock after the town of Holy Cross)
* I would normally put this trail in the moderate section, but will put it here to keep ratings “in order”
http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=11
 
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