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The 5 Best Winter Hikes in Telluride, Colorado

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Telluride, Colorado is one of the best locations in the U.S. for winter hikes. Once you arrive here, it becomes undeniable why people travel from all over the nation for the hikes, skiing, and more of the best winter sports in Telluride, Colorado. If skiing downhill is too fast for you, we suggest appreciating the mountain views while on a brisk hike. From our point of view, at The Peak Resort and Spa, we have the best winter hiking trails you can find in Colorado. Here’s a rundown of our favorite hiking trails near the Resort.

Jurrasic Trail

If you are interested in a short jaunt, Jurassic Trail might be the one for you. It’s only two miles long, and it’s a flat path to walk on. As a bonus, this trail starts just off at The Peak Resort and Spa, so you have very few excuses not to try it out.

Bear Creek Trail

This is one of the best popular hikes in the Telluride, Colorado area and for a good reason. It’s more than five miles long, and it features a waterfall too. This trail also connects to the Wasatch Trail and Bridal Veil Basin.

Hope Lake Trail

The Hope Lake Trail is a treat. If you venture on this path, you will see San Miguel Peak and Sheep Mountain in the distance. This six-mile trek is not to be overlooked.

Prospect Trail

This is a longer trail that spans more than eight miles long, but it will give you a good picture of the area surrounding The Peaks Resort and Spa. It’s also not a difficult trail to navigate. Besides the length, there isn’t a lot of elevation. It will give you time to breathe in the crisp winter air.

Galloping Goose Trail

This trail is five-and-a-half miles long of fantastic scenic views. Try to hike it on a sunny day to see the area in the best light possible. Some areas are more technical than others, but it shouldn’t be a problem for seasoned hikers.

Telluride, Colorado Is Home to the Best Hikes

It’s easy to see why these hikes are some of the best in the Telluride area once you’ve explored them. When it comes to resort lodging and spas, that’s where The Peak Resort and Spa shines. We have a wide variety of lodging options for you. In addition, we have the largest spa in all of Colorado. After trekking through the snow on one of these trails, you will need to spend a moment in our fantastic spa. To check availability, please visit our website or call 855-266-9407.

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