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Highland Loop National Recreation Trail

Highland Loop National Recreation Trail

Nestled in the gorgeous, historic Mancos/Dolores region this is an exceptional wilderness locale. This area encompasses a 17-mile loop hike portions of which include the Colorado Trail, Grindstone Trail, and Bear Creek Trail. The Colorado Trail has wonderful high tundra hiking. Being above timberline, the views of the spectacular San Juan Mountain range are unrivaled. Bear Creek is renowned for beautiful high mountain streams alive with native cutthroat trout. Sprinkled with red cliffs and waterfalls, this is one of the finest most complete sections of the southwest Rockies.

Trip Dates

Trip 1:  Bear Creek Trip: June 28-July 1
Cost $1538/person

Gratuity for guides not included, but very much appreciated! 10-20% is recommended if they enhance your trip.

Trip 1:  Bear Creek Trip: June 28-July 1 (Moderate-strenuous) Cost $1538/person

The first day is a hike along Bear Creek (alive with native cutthroat trout) to our base camp along the creek.  The next two days are spent enjoying wonderful day hikes along the creek and up to the ridge to the Colorado Trail with unbelievable views of the San Juan Mountain Range.  The last day is the hike back along Bear Creek to our starting point.

What to Bring

Full list of what you will need to bring on your next Redwood llamas trip.
Our goal is to provide you with a memorable, safe vacation, free of stress, and to expose you to what we feel are the best mountains in the Rocky Mountain Region.