Bright Trail

Allenspark, Colorado (Boulder County)

Last Updated: 11/18/2021
4 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Typically Open: 05/15 - 11/15
Length: 3.82 miles
Highest Elevation: 8704 feet
Duration: About 1 hour
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: North
Nearest Town: Allenspark
Nearest Town w/ Services: Lyons
Official Road Name: 330, 330b, 330c
Management Agency: Roosevelt National Forest
District: Boulder Ranger District


Highlight: Bright Trail
Bright Trail is a simple trail with plenty of open camping spots for small and large groups. It affords access to the Taylor Mountain hiking trail and quick in-and-out return back to the highway. Bright Trail makes for a great base camp to explore Allenspark and the surrounding area.

Route Information

Technical Rating

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1. FS 330 Start (0 mi)
Trailhead with seasonal gate. There is a small parking lot here as well.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Lyons

From Lyons take Highway 7 west, into the mountains towards Allenspark. Turn right on Taylor Road, about 16 miles from Lyons. The trailhead starts where Taylor Road ends.



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Writer Information

Nik Verbeck

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Nik is an passionate overlander, general outdoors person, as well as an avid homebrewer. Taking every chance they can to get outdoors and discover new areas, trails and campsites. When not enjoying the outdoors, you can find them wrenching on the truck, enjoying another great brewery, or working the day job designing computer systems and writing software.
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