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Government Trail

Snowmass Village, CO
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Woodland Park, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Ran this trail in the Golden Leaf half Marathon. Great trail, very scenic, but also very challenging especially when you are running it!

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Roxborough,CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Decided to skip the Maroon Bells and crossed the street to get on a local Aspen Trail. It was much more interesting than expected and quite secluded. There is a huge canyon directly across from the Maroon Bells parking lot. You can't see it from the road. We were very happy to have happened upon this trail.

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Aspen, Colorado
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25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

The Government trail is a favorite of mine. It crosses from Snowmass village to Aspen through Aspen forest, brooding deep stands of spruce, across streams and meadows. Along the way you'll likely encounter elk and other wildlife. Unfortunately you'll probably run into mountain bikers, often going too fast. It's a five star hiking trail except for the bikers and the... More

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