Directions from Vail: Go 14 miles east on I-70 to exit #190, near the summit of Vail Pass. Turn right and park in the large parking area. Hikers can follow the Vail Pass Recreation Trail (a paved bicycle trail) to Wilder Gulch. Cross through the tunnel under the interstate which is just south and east, and follow the Recreation Trail to just before the stream crossing. Hike under the interstate bridge to the trail.
Wilder Gulch Trail is a 4.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Frisco, CO that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible from July until September. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
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