Lower Loop Trail at Crested Butte

Colorado

Lower Loop Trail at Crested Butte Facts

States: Colorado
Counties: Gunnison
Length: 3.5 miles
Trail end points: Peanut Lake Rd. and Slate River Bridge at Gunsight Pass Rd.
Trail surfaces: Ballast, Dirt, Gravel
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6015350
Trail activities: Mountain Biking, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Lower Loop Trail at Crested Butte Description

The Lower Loop Trail is a wonderful scenic trail along the Slate River with views of snowcapped mountains and wildflowers. It connects the town of Crested Butte to the Oh Be Joyful Recreation Area. The trail is fairly level and traverses several different types of terrain, as well as a reclaimed mine site. An alternative return that is more hilly is the Upper Lower Loop Trail.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking is available on-street in downtown Crested Butte.

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