Crested Butte Trails Conditions & Report

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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.

Latest Update 6/3/21

Hiking -- Trail Running

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

Hartman RocksGunnisonOpen
Caves TrailCB SouthOpen
Recreation PathTownOpen
Tony's Trail to ViewpointTownOpen
Whetstone Vista - Upper UpperTownOpen
Brush CreekTownOpen
Lupine TrailSlate River ValleyOpen1 and 2
Long Lake Washington GulchOpen
Woods WalkTownOpen
Snodgrass Trail Mt. CBOpen
Deer CreekGothic ValleyOpen
Lower LoopTownOpen Muddy in spots
Mt. Crested Butte SummitMt. CB3/4 OpenSummit still holding some snow.
Beaver PondsOhio PassOpen
Judd FallsGothic ValleyOpen
Crested Butte to AspenGothic ValleyClosed


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 RocksGunnisonOpen
Signal Peak (Behind WSCU)GunnisonOpen
Lower Cement Creek TrailCB SouthOpen
Walrod Connector to CavesCB SouthOpen
Recreation PathTownOpen
Tony's-Divine-Deli LoopTownOpen
Upper LoopTown
Whetstone VistaTown
OpenBridges is Good
Strand HillBrush CreekOpen
Lupine TrailSlate River ValleyOpen1 and 2
Snodgrass Trail Mt. CBOpen
Doctor ParkTaylor ValleyOpenAvoid Shuttling, Pedal Power Recommended
Woods Walk - Lower LoopTownOpen
Reno-Flag-Bear-DeadmanCB SouthClosed
Teocalli Ridge TrailBrush CreekClosed
401Gothic ValleyClosed
Dyke TrailKebler PassClosed


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