Eccles Pass

#28 of 315 trails in White River National Forest

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Eccles Pass is a 10.4 mile out and back trail located near Silverthorne, Colorado and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from June until October.

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Megan O'Dell (158)

11 Completed1 Reviews

BRING BUG SPRAY! The mosquitos ate through my pants!!! Other than that malfunction, this hike was great. It was pretty strenuous, since it is almost 3000 ft elevation gain at an already high altitude. The gorgeous views along the way were worth it. The wildflowers were in bloom and made a great setting for lots of pretty photos (see above!). The trail was very rocky, so make sure your shoes are in good condition. There are also some precarious spots along the way where you have to cross the creek on rickety fallen trees, so be careful & don't fall in like I did!

Amy Starbuck (90)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Incredible views. Went in October and it had just snowed about 8 inches. A lot of uphill, but very well worth it. We did the trail from Frisco to Silverthorne and it was easily one of the best hikes I've ever done. There is a bus that picks up at the bottom of the trail in Silverthorne that will drop you back in Frisco.

Fernando Martinez (238)

5 Completed5 Reviews

An amazing hike with great views and photo spots. Since it is a very difficult one, I would consider it an strenuous one, you better have comfortable boots or you wont even enjoy the hike. Lots of Wildflowers, willow lakes and one of the best views you will ever get.

Stephanie Cox (286)

31 Completed3 Reviews

Beautiful first camping trip in Colorado!

Robert Alberts (558)

12 Completed9 Reviews

Hiked this in August and the wildflowers were just amazing. Like walking through gods garden. Nice views at the pass. Great spot for lunch.

Stephen Daw (286)

1 Completed4 Reviews

Great hike up to the pass. Great view of the Gore range and Mt Buffalo too.
The meadows are fantastic.