Fall Color Trails

Dated: October 7 2022

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Fall Colors Trails

Leaf peeping season is here! Hit the trails to view the kaleidoscopic transformation that autumn brings to the Vail Valley.



Hikes:

Booth Falls
- Distance: 4.2 miles - out and back
- Elevation gain: 1,358 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 2 hr 38 min
- Rating: moderate
- Start Location: East Vail

East Lake Creek
- Distance: 6 miles - out to the bridge and creek and back
- Elevation gain: ~1,000 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 3 hr 18 min
- Rating: moderate
- Start Location: Edwards



Gore Creek Path
- Distance: 1.9 miles - point to point
- Elevation gain: 209 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 40 min
- Rating: easy
- Start Location: Vail

Upper Piney River Falls
- Distance: 5.9 miles - out and back
- Elevation gain: 728 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 2 hr 26 min
- Rating: moderate
- Start Location: Piney River Ranch

Meadow Mountain Trail
- Distance: 9.6 miles - out and back
- Elevation gain: 2,073 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 4 hr 55 min
- Rating: moderate
- Start Location: Minturn

Berrypicker Trail
- Distance: 7.9 miles - out and back
- Elevation gain: 2,286 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 4 hr 41 min
- Rating: difficult
- Start Location: Vail Mountain



Shrine Ridge
- Distance: 4.3 miles - out and back
- Elevation gain: 1,030 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 2 hr 19 min
- Rating: moderate
- Start Location: Top of Vail Pass

Beaver Lake
- Distance: 6.3 miles - out and back
- Elevation gain: 1,689 feet
- Avg. Time to Complete: 3 hr 35 min
- Rating: hard
- Start Location: Beaver Creek - Avon, CO

Bike Rides:



Vail Bike Path & Vail Mountain
- Wide variety of options ranging from paved bike bath to expert mountain biking trails.

North Trail
- Distance: 6.6 miles - point to point
- Elevation gain: 1,901 feet
- Descent: 1,922 feet
- Rating: intermediate
- Start Location: West Vail

Tenmile Recpath from Frisco to Vail
- Distance: 24.7 miles - point to point
- Elevation gain: 1,280 feet
- Descent: 2,549 feet
- Rating: difficult
- Start Location: Frisco



Berry Creek
- Distance: 4.1 miles - loop
- Elevation gain: 936 feet
- Descent: 854 feet
- Rating: intermediate
- Start Location: Edwards



Boneyard
- Distance: 6.7 miles - point to point
- Elevation gain: 1,099 feet
- Descent: 1,121 feet
- Rating: intermediate
- Start Location: Eagle

Drives:

Vail - Battle Mountain Pass
- Avg. Time to Complete: 1 hour to full day

- Start Location: Minturn - Hwy 24 S

Red Sandstone Road to Piney River Ranch
- Avg. Time to Complete: 3 hours to full day

- Start Location: Vail



Brush Creek Road to Sylvan Lake
- Avg. Time to Complete: half to full day

- Start Location: Eagle

Independence Pass - Glenwood Springs/Aspen Loop
- Avg. Time to Complete: 4 hours to full day
- Start Location: Minturn or Glenwood Springs

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