Trail Run Project Logo

Mount Zirkel Wilderness

Area suggestions or local tips? Tell us!

Difficulty
Easy Difficult
Distance
mi
 - 
mi
Rating
Distance
mi
 - 
mi
Difficulty
Easy Difficult
Rating
Popular Near Here
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

257 mi 414 km of trail 2 Featured Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 7 Trails Intermediate Trails 29 Trails Hard Trails 10 Trails

Area suggestions or local tips? Tell us!
Trail Run Project is built by runners like you.
Share what you know about this area with the community.

Gems in Mount Zirkel Wilderness - 1

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Gems

Featured Runs in Mount Zirkel Wilderness - 2

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Runs

Favorite Looking down on Gilpin Lake from halfway up the pass.

Zirkel Circle

10.3 mi 16.6 km • Loop • 2,386 ft Ascent 727.27 m Ascent

Singletrack Steamboat Springs, CO

( 7 )
Favorite The shore of Upper Rainbow Lake.

Rainbow Lake

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Out and Back • 1,376 ft Ascent 419.46 m Ascent

Singletrack Walden, CO

( 5 )

Trails in Mount Zirkel Wilderness - 44

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Trails

8.6 mi 13.9 km #1 Rainbow Lake Trail #1130
Walden, CO
8.6 mi 13.9 km Walden, CO
Unknown
Update
21.1 mi 33.9 km #2 CDT: Buffalo Pass to North Lake (CO Sec. 43)
Steamboat Springs, CO
21.1 mi 33.9 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
5.7 mi 9.1 km #3 Gilpin Trail
Steamboat Springs, CO
5.7 mi 9.1 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
7.3 mi 11.7 km #4 Gold Creek Lake Trail
Steamboat Springs, CO
7.3 mi 11.7 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
3.9 mi 6.4 km #5 Bear Creek Trail
Walden, CO
3.9 mi 6.4 km Walden, CO
Unknown
Update
3.8 mi 6.2 km #6 Lone Pine Trail
Walden, CO
3.8 mi 6.2 km Walden, CO
Minor Issues
Update
Mostly Dry - Some mud, easily avoided. We turned off at the Katherine junction, so not sure about the upper parts.
9 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7 Bighorn Lake Trail
Walden, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km Walden, CO
Unknown
Update
2.9 mi 4.7 km #8 Mica Basin Trail #1162
Walden, CO
2.9 mi 4.7 km Walden, CO
Unknown
Update
6.5 mi 10.4 km #9 Red Dirt Trail
Steamboat Springs, CO
6.5 mi 10.4 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
2.0 mi 3.3 km #10 Manzanares Trail #1204
Steamboat Springs, CO
2.0 mi 3.3 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
1.4 mi 2.3 km #11 Manzanares Trail #1204 Cutoff
Steamboat Springs, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
0.7 mi 1.1 km #12 Lake Katherine Trail #1157.1
Walden, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km Walden, CO
Minor Issues
Update
Muddy, Fallen Trees - The trail crew is actively cleaning up fallen trees. The trail is washed out at the creek crossing- use the log upstream.
9 days ago
1.1 mi 1.7 km #13 Bear Lakes Trail
Walden, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km Walden, CO
Unknown
Update
1.9 mi 3.0 km #14 Roxy Ann Lake Trail #1179.1
Steamboat Springs, CO
1.9 mi 3.0 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
28.0 mi 45.0 km #15 Grizzley-Helena Trail #1126.1
Walden, CO
28.0 mi 45.0 km Walden, CO
Unknown
Update
8.2 mi 13.3 km #16 Seven Lakes #1125.1
Steamboat Springs, CO
8.2 mi 13.3 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
25.8 mi 41.5 km #17 CDT: North Lake to Wyoming Border (CO Sec. 44)
Steamboat Springs, CO
25.8 mi 41.5 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
5.0 mi 8.1 km #18 Lost Ranger Trail #1131
Walden, CO
5.0 mi 8.1 km Walden, CO
Unknown
Update
8.0 mi 12.9 km #19 Luna Lake Trail #1168.1
Steamboat Springs, CO
8.0 mi 12.9 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update
8.2 mi 13.2 km #20 West Fork Lake Trail #1153
Steamboat Springs, CO
8.2 mi 13.2 km Steamboat Springs, CO
Unknown
Update

Photos of Mount Zirkel Wilderness - 27

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Photos

Classes & Events Near You

Find More Classes and Events

Shop REI Adventures

Find More REI Adventures


Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running