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Brainard Lake Recreation Area

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28 mi 45 km of trail 3 Rides

Easy Trails 0 Trails Intermediate Trails 3 Trails Hard Trails 8 Trails

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Rides in Brainard Lake Recreation Area - 2

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Favorite A nice little pause in passing Brainard Lake while connecting Little Raven Trail to South St. Vrain Trail.
Difficult

South Saint Vrain Figure 8

16.3 mi 26.2 km • Loop • 2,072 ft Ascent 631.58 m Ascent

(47) Nederland, CO
Favorite Rocky approach to stream crossing.
Very Difficult

North Sourdough and St. Vrain Loop

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Point to Point • 641 ft Ascent 195.34 m Ascent

(2) Nederland, CO

Trails in Brainard Lake Recreation Area - 8

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6.0 mi 9.7 km #1South Saint Vrain Trail (#909)
Very Difficult
Nederland, CO
Very Difficult
6.0 mi 9.7 km Nederland, CO 20 
5.9 mi 9.5 km #2South Sourdough (#835)
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
5.9 mi 9.5 km Nederland, CO 26 
6.9 mi 11.2 km #3North Sourdough (#835)
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
6.9 mi 11.2 km Nederland, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km #4Little Raven Trail
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Nederland, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km #5Wapiti Trail
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Nederland, CO
2.3 mi 3.6 km #6Waldrop Trail
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.6 km Nederland, CO
2.4 mi 3.8 km #7Brainard Lake Snowshoe Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nederland, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.8 km Nederland, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Little Raven East
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Nederland, CO

Photos of Brainard Lake Recreation Area - 15

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A nice little pause in passing Brainard Lake while connecting Little Raven Trail to South St. Vrain Trail.
Jul 23, 2019 near Nederland, CO
Winter comes early on this Little Raven trail
Oct 8, 2014 near Nederland, CO
Climbing Sourdough from Beaver Reservoir offers some nice views from time to time.
Jul 14, 2015 near Nederland, CO
Rocky approach to stream crossing.
Jul 23, 2019 near Nederland, CO
Very nice view here!
Sep 20, 2015 near Nederland, CO
A cloudy view on North Sourdough.
Jun 28, 2017 near Nederland, CO
Winter means fresh tracks on the climb from Rainbow Lakes along South Sourdough.
Feb 18, 2017 near Nederland, CO
Shredding!  Wapiti Trail
Jun 26, 2015 near Nederland, CO