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Moderate Hiking Trails Information | Town of Vail

Vail Mountain Trails

Town of Vail Hiking Information for Trails on Vail Mountain

Length: Varies  Difficulty: Varies   Crowds: Varies

Vail Mountain offers many miles of hiking trails that are both accessible from Vail Village and Lionshead, as well as from Mid-Vail and Eagles Nest/Adventure Ridge. See the Vail Mountain hiking website for more information.


Son of Middle Creek

Town of Vail Hiking Information for Son of Middle Creek

Length: 3.6 miles (one way)  Difficulty: Moderate  Crowds: Moderate

Son of Middle Creek trail ascends the hillside on the north side of I-70, offering views of Vail Mountain and the Town of Vail. After a mile, it crosses a bridge over Middle Creek...


Lower Piney Trail

Town of Vail Hiking Information for Lower Piney Trail

Length: 3.0 miles (one way)  Difficulty: Moderate  Crowds: Light

The Lower Piney Trail follows the Piney River downstream through meadows and aspen forests. At mile 1, the Wash Holland trail veers right. Stay left here. At mile 3.0, the...


Meadow Mountain

Town of Vail Hiking Information for Meadow Mountain

Length: 4.8 miles (one way)  Difficulty: Moderate  Crowds: Moderate

The Meadow Mountain trail follows an old logging road above Dowd Junction. Popular year-round, the trail is family and dog friendly. It climbs through meadows that...


Everkrisp

Town of Vail Hiking Information for Everkrisp

Length: 4.8 miles (one way)  Difficulty: Moderate  Crowds: Moderate

The Everkrisp trail opened in 2019 and splits from the Meadow Mountain trail after 0.4 mile. It ascends through meadows, aspen, and conifer forests, offering views...


Two Elk

Town of Vail Hiking Information for Two Elk

Length: 10 miles (one way)  Difficulty: Moderate  Crowds: Light to Moderate

The Two Elk National Recreation Trail climbs out of Minturn and follows the creek and enters Vail’s Back Bowls. The trail passes three chairlifts and continues climbing...


Upper Piney River Trail

Town of Vail Hiking Information for Upper Piney River Trail

Length: 3.0 miles (one way)  Difficulty: Moderate  Crowds: Very High

From the trailhead, it is a gradual climb for about 3 miles to a cascading waterfall which makes a good destination for the average hiker. Views of the Gore Range abound...


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