With hiking and lake access in the summer, and nordic skiing in the winter, Priest Lake offers a multitude of outdoor activities.
Take in views of the surrounding San Miguel Mountain Range, including Mount Wilson (14,245-ft.), Gladstone Mountain (13,913-ft.) and Wilson Peak (14,017-ft.).
Cliffrock Loop has moderate climbing through pinion and juniper with smooth flat sections in open meadows.
Drop Over Trail is a short trail segment which connects Cuchillo Trail to the Horse Gulch Road.
Rock Creek Trail is a difficult 3.9-mile trail, accessed from East Rock Creek Trail.
East Rock Creek is a popular, difficult loop in Sand Canyon and is west of the main Sand Canyon out-and-back trail.
Blue Trail (slickrock) is a moderate, 1.2-mile trail in the Sand Canyon trails system.
Sand Canyon Trail is 6.3 miles each way and provides beautiful views of the canyons.
Ridge Trail is a 3.1-mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bayfield, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels.