Clear Creek County has some of the best trails in Colorado. With more than 300 sq miles of public land, mountainous terrain, and a population of less than 10,000 people, most of the more than 100 miles of multi-use trails within the county remain relatively uncrowded. Many of our trails are former mining and wagon roads, some built more than 100 years ago, that have been "re-purposed" to better suit hiking, biking and OHV needs. Beginning in 2017, the new Clear Creek County Trails Crew, in collaboration with volunteer groups, the USFS, and other governmental and private organizations, has been diligently building, improving and maintaining trails across the county to meet user expectations of a world class recreational experience.
Whether you like to Hike, Bike, Jeep, OHV, Snowshoe or Ski, you will find that Clear Creek offers significant opportunity - click on the links below to find your next adventure!
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