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 www.LaVetaTrails.org 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.
These city trails will get you out of your car and engage you with the beautiful surroundings of La Veta. Be sure to Leave no Trace and Care for Colorado so these trails stay open and safe into the future. Read more about what you can personally do to help.