Crested Butte Trails Conditions & Report

In Popular by Josh Futterman

As things begin to thaw out in Crested Butte, trails open up and we all head outdoors for some summer fun. Keep checking back here for updates on which trails are ready to go, and which ones still need more time. Keep in mind, it’s best to stay off muddy trails in general.

Hiking — Trail Running

For a more in depth look or other trails check out the Crested Butte Hiking Guide.

Caves TrailCement CreekOpenGood to Go!
Lupine TrailSlate River ValleyOpen1 & 2 are good!
Tony's Trail to ViewpointTownOpen
Beaver PondsOhio PassOpen
Mt. Crested Butte SummitMt. Crested ButteOpen
Brush CreekTownOpen
Lower LoopTownOpen
Woods WalkTownOpen
Snodgrass Trail Mt. CBClosedClosed for the remainder of the season
Long Lake Washington GulchOpen
Deer CreekGothic ValleyOpen
Judd FallsGothic ValleyOpen
Crested Butte to AspenGothic ValleyOpen
Recreation PathTownOpen


Some important guidelines for Hiking to keep in mind:

  • Stay on the trail at all times
  • Be prepared for all types of weather and situations
  • Pack it in, pack it out

Mountain Biking

For a more in depth look or other trails check out the Crested Butte Mountain Biking Guide.

TrailArea StatusNotes
Hartman RocksGunnisonOpenReady to ride
Signal Peak (Behind WSCU)GunnisonOpenReady to ride
Lower Cement Creek TrailCement CreekOpenReady to ride
Doctor ParkTaylor ValleyOpen
Strand HillBrush CreekOpen
Snodgrass MountainMt. CBOpen
Lupine TrailSlate River ValleyOpen1 & 2 are good!
Woods Walk - Lower LoopTownOpen
Teocalli Ridge TrailBrush CreekOpen
401Gothic ValleyOpen
Dyke TrailKebler PassOpen
Reno-Flag-Bear-DeadmanCement CreekOpen
Recreation PathTownOpenRec Path is open!
Tony's-Divine-Deli LoopTownOpenReady to ride
Upper LoopBrush CreekOpenReady to ride
Walrod Connector to CavesCement CreekOpenCaves loop is riding!


Some important guidelines for mountain biking to keep in mind:

  • Uphill bikers, hikers, and horseback riders ALWAYS have the right-away on any trail
  • Consider riding with others in case of an emergency
  • Please do not ride off of bike trails

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