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Idaho Springs Travel Guide

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James Peak Lake
James Peak Lake

James Peak Lake is about 3.1 miles long and located near Ninetyfour, Colorado. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours.

Great short hike with spectacular views of James peak, with...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Mt. Evans - Resthouse Meadow Trail
Mt. Evans - Resthouse Meadow Trail

Mt. Evans - Resthouse Meadow Trail is about 10.6 miles long and located near Evergreen, Colorado. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes a full day.

My 1st hike in Colorado. Was in the Mt...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Cascade Creek 4x4 Road, Colorado
Cascade Creek 4x4 Road, Colorado

This loop passes through a network of mountain roads between Georgetown and Idaho Springs. It is surrounded by residential property on all sides. We’ve chosen to enter via Cascade Creek Road because...

Rated 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Devil’s Canyon 4x4 Road, Colorado
Devil’s Canyon 4x4 Road, Colorado

A fun loop with several side roads to explore. Trail is open to motorized traffic June 15 through Nov. 15. Gate is locked the rest of the year. Broad views from top of mountain. Parking along Highway...

Mt. Bethel, Arapaho National Forest, Colorado
Mt. Bethel, Arapaho National Forest, Colorado

Mt. Bethel the very prominent mountain that pops up right before you reach the tunnel heading west on I-70. It was a great hike with amazing views! Since it is not a very well known peak, there is...

Rated 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Barbour Fork 4x4 Road, Colorado
Barbour Fork 4x4 Road, Colorado

This loop covers an area immediately south of Idaho Springs. You can reach start of the trail in just a few minutes. Not particularly scenic because much of the trail is in the trees. Covered shelter...

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Glenwood Springs for couples (MARK T, Jun 25, 2013)
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Rocky Mtn Nat Park (Ptourist, Apr 23, 2013)
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Rocky Mountain Brewpub Tour (Mojo6812, Aug 1, 2008)
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The Davis Chronicles (hllydvs, Mar 16, 2010)
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