Bright Trail

This is a great family friendly area with so much to do, you'll want to stay a few days.

Total Miles


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1 to 1.5 Hrs
Technical Rating
3 / 10
Best Time
Summer - Fall

As we continue to improve our trail coverage, we'd love to hear what you think and which areas to add next.

Trail Overview
Bright Trail
Bring your family to this fun area with access to Bright and Taylor hiking trails. Plenty of camping for large or small groups. There's even a confined area for kids to ride ATVs and dirt bikes. Stay on the roads and be aware of horseback riders who share the trails. Open from May 15 to January 30.
Getting There
From Lyons: Take Highway 7 into the mountains. Turn right on Taylor Road just before mile marker 17, which is about 2.1 miles after Highway 72 intersects. Drive in 0.8 mile to seasonal forest gate. From Estes Park: Take Highway 7 about 17 miles south and turn left on Taylor Road just after mile marker 17. Drive in 0.8 mile to gate.
Contact for Current Conditions
Roosevelt N.F.
Boulder R.D.
(303) 541-2500