East Inlet Trail / Adam Falls Trail Horseback Riding

The 64th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

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Northwest of Boulder and southeast of Grand Lake, the East Inlet Trail is a 6 mile one-way route climbin up into the mountains past numerous alpine lakes. Close to the trailhead, there is a popular falls called Adams Falls. This trail is open to hiking and horseback riding.

To reach the East Inlet Trailhead from US34, head east on SR278 (aka West Portal Road) into Grand Lake. Continue east on West Portal Road for a total of 2.5 miles to the trailhead parking area on the east end of Grand Lake.

While the main trail goes about 6 miles to Spirit Lake, there is an additional 1.5 miles of trail that continues up to Fourth Lake that is less frequently traveled.

Overall, East Inlet Trail / Adam Falls Trail is the 64th most popular horse trail of all 66 horseback rides in Colorado. Several of the better horse trails are nearby East Inlet Trail / Adam Falls Trail including Big Meadows and Lost Lake Trail.

East Inlet Trail / Adam Falls Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  RMNP (970) 586-1242; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Map:  "Rocky Mountain NP Trail Map" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jun. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Winding River Resort, Grand Lake (303) 623-1121

Reference Source:  click here http://www.nps.gov/romo

GPS:  40.2389, -105.8001

Date Published:  12/26/2015

Date Updated:  7/18/2016

ID:  21055

East Inlet Trail / Adam Falls Trail Horseback Riding Map


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