Connects: Highlands Trail, Moore Trail, Terral Wade Bridge (Tiehack Nordic Bridge), Maroon Creek Trail, Tiehack Trail, Tiehack Summer Road, Oregon Trail, Buttermilk Summer Road, Buttermilk Trail, West Buttermilk Trail, Sugar Bowls Trail, Anaerobic Nightmare Trail, Sequel Trail, Snowmass Bike Park, Valhalla Trail (Downhill Only), Powerline Trail, Snowmass Loop, Vista Trail, Verde Trail (Downhill Only), Viking Trail (Downhill Only), Village Bound Trail, Connector Trail, Ditch Trail
Aspen, Snowmass Village, CO – Medium – 9.8 Miles – Hike, Run, Mountain Bike, Dog Friendly – Dirt
Government Trail #1980 is a moderate/intermediate trail you can hike, run, and mountain bike that is dog friendly. The section of the trail from West Buttermilk to Elk Camp Summer Road has a seasonal wildlife closure from May 15 – June 21. This is a 9.8 mile dirt trail that traverses both Buttermilk Ski Area in Aspen and Snomwass Ski Area in Snowmass Village, CO.
More information about Government Trail can be found at:
White River National Forest – Government Trail #1980 (Hiking)