Switzerland Trail

4.4/5 (129 reviews)
Nestled a few miles west of Boulder, Colorado, Switzerland Trail is an easy outing for an afternoon getaway. Nearly the entire route is a shelf road offering spectacular views of the nearby foothills and the snow-capped peaks to the west. The trail has only slight grades as it follows an old railroa... Read More
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Highlights of Switzerland Trail

Forest Category Icon Forest
Ghost Town Category Icon Ghost Town
Rock Category Icon Rock
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Snow Wheeling Category Icon Snow Wheeling
Highest Elevation
8597 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
93.0
Nearest Town
Nederland
Nearest Services
Nederland
Management Agency
Roosevelt National Forest
District
Boulder Ranger District

Overview

Nestled a few miles west of Boulder, Colorado, Switzerland Trail is an easy outing for an afternoon getaway. Nearly the entire route is a shelf road offering spectacular views of the nearby foothills and the snow-capped peaks to the west. The trail has only slight grades as it follows an old railroad route from Sugarloaf Mountain to the community of Gold Hill. Because Switzerland Trail is open year-round, It can be a popular spot for those who partake in snowy driving adventures.

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26 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
129 Community Reviews
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