Alpine Triangle Recreation Area
A number of peaks at about 13,000 feet elevation and three fourteeners offer exceptional hiking opportunities to visitors of Alpine Triangle Recreation Area with views of wildflowers, streams and snowfields.
Arkansas River Recreation Area
Boating trips through the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area are accompanied by a number of trails accessible from the river. Hiking here offers excellent opportunities to explore the beautiful landscapes surrounding the Arkansas River.
Bangs Canyon Recreation Area
Options for hiking at Bangs Canyon Recreation Area are seemingly endless. The Lunch Loops Trail System, which is made up mainly of trails rated "more difficult" to "very difficult," features spectacular scenery along challenging routes.
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail
The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail extends a from Canada to Mexico, passing through high mountain peaks, alpine tundra and desert landscapes along the way. The diverse terrain of this long route make for some very challenging backpacking.
Deep Creek Recreation Area
Deep Creek Recreation Area features an unmaintained and unmarked primitive trail following the creek. A portion of the trail is well-defined, while other spots are more diffused. In some places, hikers will travel on the creek bed.
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area:
Dominguez Canyon Wilderness
Located within Dominguez-Escalante Conservation Area, several excellent hiking trails run through Dominguez Canyon Wilderness. Visitors following Big Dominguez Creek and Little Dominguez Creek will enjoy views of waterfalls, pools and waterfowl.
Gold Belt Recreation Area
Hiking opportunities exist throughout Gold Belt Recreation Area. Notable options include the various multi-use trails at Oil Well Flats and Seep Springs. These are perfect locations for visitors who are looking for some valuable physical exercise.
Hack Lake Recreation Area
There are plenty of options for backcountry hiking through the rolling ridges and rugged cliffs of Hack Lake Recreation Area. The Hack Lake-Ute Trail leads visitors through stunning landscapes where they can escape everyday life and enjoy peaceful solitude.
McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area
Hiking opportunities abound at McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area. Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness is especially exciting, with stunning geological features such as natural arches, spires and windows. The extensive trail system of Devils Canyon provides a variety of routes to explore.
Powderhorn Wilderness provides a total of 45 miles of trails for hiking and other activities. The Devil's Creek, East Fork, Middle Fork, Powderhorn Lakes, and Powderhorn Park Trails are accompanied by beautiful views of alpine lakes and a variety of vegetation.