Trails in the Black Balsam Trailhead Area

Here is a list of all trails in the Black Balsam Trailhead area.

Each trail has its own printable page with all the information and links, including (where available):

  • directions to the starting point
  • difficulty
  • length
  • elevation change
  • a map
  • photos from along the way, and
  • a detailed description and trail directions.

For general information about the Black Balsam trailhead, see the Black Balsam Trailhead page.

Need to find trails by another method? Go back to Trails.

Flat Laurel Creek Trail

  • This entire trail is above 5000 feet. Very scenic - awesome high elevation meadows near the Black Balsam parking area. There are many wet, seepy sections and creek crossings, and the trail is very rocky although a lot of work has been done to the...
  • 3.7mi, Climbs Gently, Moderately Rough

Ivestor Gap Trail

  • Out and back only, so riding this is actually 4.0 miles. Mostly flat, but extremely rocky with wet areas and springs. This wide, high elevation trail (above 5000 feet) travels through an alpine-like environment, with a few spruce and fir trees,...
  • 4.3mi, Level, Few Obstacles

Nearby Trails

The following trails cross into this trailhead area, but are primarily accessed from another trailhead: