Easy Hiking Trails Information | Town of Vail

North Trail (Trapper's Run) (CLOSED April 15 – June 20)

Town of Vail Hiking Information for North Trail (Trapper's Run)

North Trail (Trapper's Run)  (CLOSED April 15 – June 20)

Length: 0.7 miles (one way)  Difficulty: Easy

The trail climbs gradually through pine and aspen. Along the way, there are good views of Vail Mountain. The trail ends on Davos Road. Turning right will take you to the remainder of the North Trail. Follow the road for about 0.4 miles and take a left at the trail sign to continue on the North Trail (Cortina Lane to Buffehr Creek section).


 Crowds: Light.


 Access: Travel west on I-70 to Exit 173 for West Vail. Proceed west on the North Frontage Road for 1/4 mile. The trailhead is on the left at the first turn in the road. Parking is available on the right just before the turn in the road.


 Bus to Hike: Take the free West Vail Red bus and get off at the Chamonix bus stop. Walk down North Frontage Road for 200 yards and you will see the Trappers Run Trailhead.


Trail Adopted By: Vail Public Safety, Vail Recreation District, East West Partners, Town of Vail Employees, Marriott Streamside

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