Ute Trail / Heart Lake Horseback Riding

The 56th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

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West of Yampa, the Ute Trail #1110 is a 6.3 mile route to Heart Lake. This route is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, dirt bikers and ATVs (up to 44 inches wide).

To reach the trailhead from Yampa, head west on CR7 for 6.4 miles. Continue on FS900 for 3.6 miles to the trailhead.

The route follows a steep, rocky ascent through aspen forest to Heart Lake. Near the top, the forest changes to spruce and fir.

Overall, Ute Trail / Heart Lake is the 56th most popular horse trail of all 66 horseback rides in Colorado. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Ute Trail / Heart Lake including Pagoda Peak Trail, Big Ridge Trail, Chinese Wall Trail, Hinman Horse Trail, Marvine Creek Trail and Morrison Divide / Muddy Slide TrailWest Fish Creek Trail.

Ute Trail /  Heart Lake Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Routt National Forest (970) 638-4516; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Map:  "Trails Illustrated - Steamboat Springs / Rabbit Ears" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/mbr

GPS:  40.0546, -107.0317

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  3/27/2018

ID:  17658

Ute Trail /  Heart Lake Horseback Riding Map


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