North Vail #1896

Near Vail, Colorado

North Vail #1896 does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The North Vail Trail trail begins at Vail's North Frontage Road at exit 176 off of I-70 and ends at the west end of North Frontage Road near exit 173 off of I-70. This trail has numerous trailheads and access points including Trapper's Run, Buffehr Creek, Red Sandstone Road, and Middle Creek trailheads, as it parallels the I-70 corridor through Vail, CO.

This trail is closed annually from April 15 through June 20 for elk calving and migration.

This trail can be broken into four shorter sections. There is a printable Recreation Quicksheet for each section of this trail that contain directions, a map and other details:

Visit our Recreation Quicksheets page to view more printable trail descriptions by ranger district.