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Though the warmest of summer's weather can start a little late in the Colorado mountains, Telluride offers all of the quintessential summer activities you could ever hope to enjoy. From amazing hiking and biking trails to off-road 4x4 trails, rafting, golf, fly fishing and more, it's tough to be bored in Telluride during the summer. Discover some of our favorite warm-weather things to do below and reach out to our team with questions about planning the perfect Telluride summer vacation!

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Bear Creek Falls is the most popular trail in Telluride - and for good reason. This trail is just 2.5 miles to a stunning waterfall on a well-marked trail through the woods

The Jud Wiebe is a local favorite that starts right in the town of Telluride! Learn more about hiking the Jud Wiebe.

Tallest Free-Falling Waterfall in Colorado

  • Rating: Intermediate
  • Hours: 2 hours round trip
  • Elevation Gain: 1,650 feet

An icon in Telluride, Bridal Veil...

Oh So Blue

  • Rating: Intermediate
  • Hours: 3-4 hours
  • Elevation Gain: 1,312

This stunning high alpine lake is located just outside of Telluride...

This is one of the hardest trails in Telluride, but also one of the most rewarding. Learn more about hiking the Sneffels Highline.

Stunning Blue Lake Above Telluride

  • Rating: Hard
  • Hours: 4 hours round trip
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 feet

Blue Lake is located above the...

Via Ferrata Telluride
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If you’re a thrill-seeker looking for an adventure to write home about, Telluride’s Via Ferrata will do the trick. Learn more about this rock-climbing adventure.

Your New Favorite Hike

  • Rating: Hard
  • Hours: 4-7, depending on how many lakes you do
  • Elevation gain: 1,590- 3,650 feet

Not to...

Hiking in Telluride
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Many people come to Telluride for the winters and stay for the summers - which has much to do with the incredible hiking.

A Great Full-Day Hike

  • Rating: Hard
  • Hours: 6-8 hours
  • Elevation Gain: 4,324 feet

The Wasatch Trail Loop is an all-day hike that...