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161 mi 259 km of trail 6 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 11 Trails Intermediate Trails 27 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails

Food & Drink

The quintessential post adventure food and drink in Buena Vista is the Buena Viking. It is the newest food truck in Buena Vista, serving comfort food and sharing the patio with the Deerhammer, who makes awesome and powerful craft whiskey and gin drinks. There is live music on the weekends and a fire pit for hanging out. Dogs are prevalent and welcome.
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Recommended Routes in Buena Vista - 6

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Favorite We made it to the top! Not bad for senior citizens!
Intermediate/Difficult

Midland Hill Out-and-Back

4.9 mi 7.9 km 1,586' Up 483.35 m Up 1,585' Down 483.1 m Down

Buena V…, CO
Favorite Boss Lake
Very Difficult

High Lonesome 100 Mile Trail Race

102.0 mi 164.2 km 21,057' Up 6418.14 m Up 21,057' Down 6418.27 m Down

Alpine, CO
Favorite A great view of the three apostles basin.
Intermediate/Difficult

Southern Cross CDT to CT Loop

84.4 mi 135.9 km 18,650' Up 5684.63 m Up 18,649' Down 5684.32 m Down

Leadvil…, CO
Favorite Mt. Princeton Summit view of Tigger Peak
Difficult

Mt. Princeton

7.2 mi 11.7 km 3,236' Up 986.28 m Up 3,235' Down 985.89 m Down

Buena V…, CO
Favorite Emerging from treeline to a horizon of clouds.
Difficult

Shavano and Tabeguache

10.3 mi 16.6 km 5,007' Up 1526.04 m Up 5,006' Down 1525.88 m Down

Salida, CO
Favorite The creek crossing.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Antero

14.7 mi 23.7 km 4,748' Up 1447.07 m Up 4,746' Down 1446.69 m Down

Buena V…, CO

Trails in Buena Vista - 41

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6.4 mi 10.3 km #1Browns Creek Trail #1429
Intermediate
Alpine, CO
Intermediate
Alpine, CO 27 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2Mt. Shavano
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
Salida, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #3Django Trail #6033
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
2.3 mi 3.6 km #4Narrow Gauge Trail #1432
Easy/Intermediate
Alpine, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Alpine, CO
11.8 mi 19.0 km #5Pine Creek Trail #1467
Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
4.7 mi 7.5 km #6Little Browns Creek Trail #1430
Difficult
Alpine, CO
Difficult
Alpine, CO
0.6 mi 0.9 km #7Riverside Trail
Easy
Buena Vista, CO
Easy
Buena Vista, CO
3.2 mi 5.2 km #8Three Elk Trail #1445
Intermediate/Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
7.0 mi 11.3 km #9Frenchman Creek #1457
Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km #10North Loop (6030)
Intermediate/Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
4.7 mi 7.6 km #11Davis Meadow Trail #1413
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
21.0 mi 33.8 km #12CT - Segment 14: Chalk Creek to US-50
Intermediate
Alpine, CO
Intermediate
Alpine, CO
6.0 mi 9.7 km #13Trail #1434
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km #14Broken Boyfriend South
Intermediate/Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #15Tabeguache Peak
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
Salida, CO
2.3 mi 3.6 km #16Narrow Gauge Trail #1432
Easy
Alpine, CO
Easy
Alpine, CO
22.7 mi 36.5 km #17CT - Segment 13: Silver Creek to Chalk Creek
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
2.0 mi 3.3 km #18Mt. Princeton Trail
Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
Difficult
Buena Vista, CO
0.3 mi 0.5 km #19Carnage Canyon Trail #1423.A
Easy/Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
6.6 mi 10.5 km #20Triad Ridge Trail #1425
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO
Intermediate
Buena Vista, CO

Photos of Buena Vista - 62

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We made it to the top! Not bad for senior citizens!
Jun 16, 2019 near Buena V…, CO
At about 6 miles roundtrip, Browns Creek Falls is a great destination if you don't want to go all the way to the lake.
Jun 22, 2017 near Alpine , CO
The wildflowers are in full bloom and incredible all along the trail.
Jul 6, 2019 near Alpine , CO
Harvard Lakes - early morning
Aug 1, 2018 near Buena V…, CO
From Elevation Camp
May 29, 2018 near Buena V…, CO
Emerging from treeline to a horizon of clouds.
Oct 2, 2017 near Alpine , CO
Browns Lake
Aug 3, 2020 near Alpine , CO
Brown' Creek Falls
Aug 3, 2020 near Alpine , CO