Booth Lake Trailhead parking is closed for the 2021 summer season. To access, take the FREE Town of Vail Bus on the East Vail route.
Welcome to Hike Vail, your one-stop-shop for getting information on hiking in the Vail area!
The East Vail trails (Booth Lake, Deluge Lake, Gore Creek, and Bighorn Creek) are getting overwhelmed by visitors and the trails are becoming diminished, so we suggest finding alternatives to these crowded hikes on the trails page. Also, please check out the know before you go page to prepare for your hike and see the parking and transportation page on how you can leave your car behind and take the bus since parking is very limited at many of our trailheads.
The Town of Vail and Forest Service have initiated a hiking plan to better inform the public. GO
We want to encourage people to enjoy their public land responsibly and protect the trails. GO
Explore all of the hiking trails readily available in the Vail area with info and recommendations. GO
With trailhead parking at Booth Lake closed as well as limited parking spaces at most Vail trailheads, hikers are encouraged to make the most of their adventure by taking a FREE Town of Vail bus to the trailhead.
Thank you to the following organizations for trail maintenance.