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Navigate the more than 8 miles of trail through the aspen trees, surrounded by stunning mountain vistas when you hike West Maroon Trail. Located in the White River National Forest, the trail is ideal for backpacking with a lunch, or on horseback.
Composed of a 4.8 mile roundtrip path, the Hunter Creek Trail is located just outside of Aspen. It features a waterfall and is used mostly for trail running, hiking, walking, and mountain biking for individuals of all skill levels.
The Cathedral Lake Trail is considered to be a relatively difficult path that goes from an Aspen grove until reaching the boundary of the Maroon Bells and Snowmass Wilderness. The main goal is to reach Cathedral Lake which offers a great deal of cutthroat trout fishing.
Families who enjoy the outdoors tend to embrace the Grottos Trail for an easy hiking experience. Exploring the large rock formations, boulders, and waterfalls are simple form the trail itself, and there is a popular picnicking area at the trailhead.
The Maroon-Snowmass Trail diverges from the Snowmass Creek Trailhead for a 8.5 mile out and back pathway. Accessible from June until September, the trail is used primarily for hiking and is rated as difficult for advanced hikers.