La Veta Trails

La Veta is a pocket of pristine beauty in the heart of Spanish Peaks Country. While a variety of recreational opportunities are available to all visitors, it’s the city’s trails that bring people back again and again. Whether you like to walk, run, or bike, there’s a trail for you ranging from easy to difficult.

The following is just a sample of La Veta’s beautiful and scenic trails.

1 – La Veta Loop Trail
3 miles   |   Easy to Moderate
Trail access: Town Park

The La Veta Loop Trail takes you through streets and alleyways and offers exceptional views of the Spanish Peaks, Sangre de Cristo Mountains, and Greenhorn Mountain.

2 – Daigre Reservoir Trail
1 mile   |   Easy to Moderate
Trail access: Drive east on Moore Ave for one mile. A parking area is on the left.

This loop trail has a natural surface encircling Daigre Reservoir. The trail traverses the top of a berm on the south side of the reservoir and goes through the woods on the north side. Enjoy great views of the Spanish Peak and Mt. Maestas.

3 – Indian Trail #1300, South Trailhead
13 miles   |   Moderate to Difficult
Trail access: Take Highway 12 south 14.2 miles to the Bear Lake/Blue Lake Campground sign (Forest Road 422). Turn right onto frontage road 422 (dirt) and drive 5 miles to the Bear Lake Day-Use Area on the right.

Indian Trail #13000 offers views of Cuchara Valley and the old Cuchara Ski Resort. It can be a loop trail by connecting to the Baker Trail #1301 and Dodgeton Trail #1302.

For more information, visit to find links to all of La Veta’s trails, including trail descriptions, directions to trailheads, trail distance, elevation gain, connections to other trains, and more.