Deer Mountain Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking

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Deer Mountain Trail

At the top of Deer Mountain you’ll enjoy a marvelous 360° view. Despite being a summit hike and taking about 4 hours, it’s a great trek for families. Get up above the tree line and marvel at Rocky Mountain vistas. Read More

Trailhead: You can access the trailhead about 3 miles northwest of Beaver Meadows Entrance Station, at the junction of Highways 34 and 36.

  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Average Time of Hike: 3 hours and 57 minutes
  • Elevation Gain: 1,723 feet
  • Difficulty: Moderate to strenuous
  • Trail Type: Out-and-back