Hay Park Trail

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A moderate trail with several creek crossings, this is a 7.4-mile out-and-back trail that can be accessed from either the Thomas Lakes trailhead below Mount Sopris, or from the BLM parking lot off of Capitol Creek Road. It’s popular with hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders.

Difficulty: Medium

From Basalt to the Trailhead: This trail can be accessed from either the Thomas Lakes trailhead below Mount Sopris or from the BLM parking lot off of Capitol Creek Road.

Drive five miles south on Hwy. 82 to Old Snowmass and turn right. Continue two miles to the “T” intersection. Take the right turn and continue five miles until the pavement ends. Follow the dirt road about 1.5 miles to the BLM parking area, which is off to the right.

More here from Aspen Trail Finder as well as additional information from the Forest Service.