TAKE A DRIVE DOWN THE GOTHIC ROAD TO EMERALD LAKE FOR A SHORT HIKE, THEN STROLL DOWN ELK AVE TO CHECK OUT THE CHARMING TOWN!
BONUS: RENT A MOUNTAIN BIKE + HIT THE TRAILS!Take a scenic drive down Gothic Road to Emerald Lake, where you can embark on a short and picturesque hike! Immerse yourself in the serenity of nature as you explore the stunning surroundings of Emerald Lake. Afterward, make your way to Elk Ave, the heart of Crested Butte, and stroll through the charming town. Discover quaint shops, cozy cafes, and local boutiques, all exuding a warm and welcoming atmosphere! For those seeking more adventure, rent a mountain bike and hit the trails! Crested Butte is renowned for its world-class biking opportunities, with a network of exhilarating trails to explore. Feel the thrill as you navigate the rugged terrain and immerse yourself in the beauty of the surrounding mountains!
Distance: 1.7 miles round-trip
Duration: ~30 minutes
Elevation change: 49 ft
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Explore A New Colorado City
50 scratch off bucket list adventures around the state of Colorado. Pick a city that you want to explore, check out the icons at the bottom of the card to determine the season, cost, and time of day, and then scratch off the card to reveal your adventure!