Your Guide to the Best Colorado Disc Golf Courses

Disc golf is a fun and relaxing way to get some exercise while enjoying the great outdoors.  With its abundance of towering mountains and picturesque rivers, the state of Colorado contains some of the most scenic disc golf courses in the country.  Located in the most magnificent areas of the state’s best cities and towns, each course varies in difficulty to provide an entertaining and challenging afternoon for all avid disc golfers.  Discover where some of the finest Colorado disc golf courses are to start planning your adventure out West!

4 of the Best Colorado Disc Golf Courses

  1. Big Mine Disc Golf Course

Located in the beloved Big Mine Park, the Big Mine Disc Golf Course in Crested Butte, CO, has 9 targets that can be used to make either a 9 or 18-hole course.  Open all year, this is a slightly more difficult course due to its moderately hilly and wooded terrain.  There are also numerous obstacles here, including historic mining equipment, water features, boulders, and other man-made objects.  

  1. 10-3 @ CB Disc Golf Course

This 18-hole course, open seasonally, in the Crested Butte Mountain Resort at the top of the Red Lady Lift is designed for players of all ages and skill levels.  Be prepared to do some walking, as the 10-3 @ CB course is a fairly large area with some tricky mountain terrain.  However, the wooded areas are not dense so you should be able to line up your shots more easily.  This Colorado is only accessible by lift, so you’ll be able to admire some of the surrounding environment on your way up.

  1. Western State College Campus Course

The Western State University in Gunnison, CO, provides plenty of opportunities for both their students and the surrounding community to enjoy outdoor recreation.  This college campus is surrounded by trails, perfect for hiking, biking, or running; they are also a favorite spot for Frisbee golf!  These popular trails are open to the public for an afternoon of fun.

  1. Gunnison Elementary School Campus Course

One of the easier courses in the area, the Gunnison Elementary School Disc Golf Course in Gunnison, CO, is mostly flat with sparse trees and well-marked targets to create a good course, especially for beginners.  There are 9 baskets here; you can play a 9-hole course or 14-hole course here.  

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