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Vail Cascade Recreation Summer

With seasonal closures, elk migrations and snow coverage, we have a list of open trails for your spring hiking itineraries.

Late April through mid-June can turn into a guessing game in regards to what trails are open and what trails are not. This season, guess no more, we have a list of open trails and future opening dates for the Vail Valley!

Biking & Hiking Trails

  • Berry Creek
  • Our Backyard, Playground Way, Beaver Creek Point
  • Eagle – Redneck Ridge, Boneyard, Pool & Ice and the first tow loops of Haymaker
  • Eagle-Vail Trail and Stone Creek
  • Homestead Open Space

Hiking Trails only

  • Booth Creek
  • Pitkin Creek
  • Bighorn Creek
  • Deluge Lake
  • Gore Creek Trail

Forest Service Seasonal Closures

  • North Trail – opens June 20
  • Buffehr Creek – opens June 20
  • Son of Middle Creek – Opens June 20
  • Two Elk – opens June 30
  • Whiskey Creek – opens June 20
  • Eastern Hillside – opens June 20
  • Everkrisp Trail – opens June 20

Beaver Creek Seasonal Trail Closures

  • Village to Village Trail – Closed May 6 to July 1
  • Elkhorn Trail – Closed May 6 to July 1

West Avon Preserve

  • Opens April 24


  • All east Eagle trails are open
  • Trails on Hardscrabble Mountain are closed until May 1
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Food and drink celebrate the culinary heritage of the Colorado Rockies. This delicious blend of cultures echoes Vail’s own heritage.

Open all day, Gessner, the resorts signature restaurant is open breakfast through dinner, showcasing authentic flavors from the Colorado Rockies.

Enjoy breakfast buffets, relaxed lounge lunches and refined dinner experiences all overlooking Gore Creek and Vail Mountain.


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