Access: Colorado > Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests > Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District

Quick Facts

Black Mountain Trailhead

Elevation: 9,000 Feet (2805.5 Meters)

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General Description

This trailhead is located north of Craig in the Black Mountain area. It can be used to access trail #1185, which leads to Black Mountain then south toward Freeman Reservoir.

Directions from Craig: 13 miles north on State Hiway 13, then 14 miles northeast on Forest Development Road 110.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Mid-June through Late October (NOTE: Accessibility depends on snow depth and weather.) .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Black Mountain Trailhead
ICON Camping Sawmill Creek Campground and dispersed camping in the general area.
ICON Hiking & Walking
ICON Horseback Riding
ICON Mountain Biking area roads and some trails

Nearby Services

Gas Station: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 27 miles south to Craig

Nearest Hospital: The Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit) Directions: 27 miles south to Craig

Groceries: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 27 miles south to Craig

Nearest Pay Phone: various (Private - Profit) Directions: 27 miles south to Craig

Emergency: various (County) Directions: 27 miles south to Craig

Related Activities
Sawmill Creek Campground - Sawmill Creek is a small undeveloped campground located in the Black Mountain area 26 miles north of Craig.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Ste. 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO

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