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Surprise Trail

  In Colorado you never run out of outdoors fun. Finally, hiking time is here again, and Surprise Trail in Summit County, Colorado is the outdoors at it's best. A long drive separates Silverthorne from Surprise Trail, but it is a really good trail.
Hiking trails are all over the Park Range where you can truly take in all the beauty of these mountains. Arapaho National Forest is both tremendous and charming, and it's near Surprise Trail, and in case you
    donít have a problem getting soaked, you can always go whitewater paddling on Blue River. If you want a great time in the great outdoors just come on up to the Park Range. Cow Creek Campground is a nice local campground, and whitewater
paddling is wonderful on Gore Creek. Here at Surprise Trail there are plenty of folks from Vail; if you came for an overnight stay Big Green Campground is a perfect site to camp. At Surprise Trail all through the warm days of summer highs are in the 80's, and during the night it cools down to the 40's. Throughout the winter this place gets highs in the 20's, and overnight lows during the wintertime for Surprise Trail tend to be in the-10's. Surprise Trail is  
a location that is rather dry mostly. August is when you get the most rain here while February is the month with the least amount of precipitation.

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These outdoors activities are available near Surprise Trail.
 Trails Near Surprise Trail:
Gore Range Trail, Summit County , 5 miles away
Williams Peak Trail, Grand County , 12 miles away
Lily Pad Lake Trail, Summit County , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Surprise Trail:
Cataract Creek, Vail , 1 miles away
Elliott Creek, Silverthorne , 3 miles away
Big Green Campground, Summit County , 3 miles away
Cow Creek Campground, Summit County , 3 miles away
Willows Campground, Summit County , 4 miles away
 Whitewater Near Surprise Trail:
Blue River, Summit/ Grand County , 4 miles away, Class III - 3.8 miles long (Green Mountain Reservoir to Spring Creek Road)
Gore Creek, Eagle County , 10 miles away, Class III-IV - 9.2 miles long (East Vail Exit (I-70) to Eagle River)
Arkansas River, Chaffee County , 10 miles away, Class IV - 5 miles long (Numbers Launch to Railroad Bridge Launch)
Blue River, Summit County , 13 miles away, Class III-IV - 3 miles long (Blue River Camp Ground to FR 2400)
Colorado River, Grand County , 13 miles away, Class IV-V - 9.5 miles long (Gore Canyon)
 Public Lands Near Surprise Trail:
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO , 62 miles away
Arapaho National Forest, Colorado , 17 miles away
White River National Forest, Colorado , 28 miles away
Sylvan State Park, Colorado , 35 miles away
 Hotels Near Surprise Trail:
Vail Mountain Lodge And Spa, Vail , 11 miles away
Manor Vail Lodge, Vail , 11 miles away
Vails Mountain Haus, Vail , 11 miles away
Austria Haus, Vail , 11 miles away
Tivoli Lodge At Vail, Vail , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Surprise Trail
Upper Piney Lake, Eagle County , 6 miles away
Gore Lake, Eagle County , 12 miles away

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