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Angel Of Shavano Trailhead Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Angel of Shavano Trailhead serves as an access point for segment 14 of the Colorado Trail, as well as access to the Mt. Shavano Trail.
Apishapa Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Apishapa Trail starts from the Cordova Road Trailhead and junctions after about 3 miles with West Peak Trail. It is possible to make a loop using this trail, West Spanish Peak Trail and Wade Trail.
Avalanche Trailhead Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Avalanche Trailhead is located 6 miles west of Buena Vista on Cottonwood Pass. It provides access to Segment 13 of the Colorado Trail that leads from North Cottonwood Creek to Chalk Creek.
Baker Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Baker Trail is accessed via Dodgeton or Indian Creek Trails, making a loop trip possible.
Bar Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Bar Trail is 4 miles long with an intermediate level of difficulty. It is the most popular and most heavily used motorized trail in the Rampart Range Area.
Barr Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Barr Trail climbs the eastern face of Pikes Peak. It has the largest elevation gain of any single trail in Colorado.
Bear Creek Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Bear Creek Motorized Trail forms a 7 mile loop from its intersection with Russell Gulch Motorized Trail. It connects with the Colorado Trail in the northern section of the loop so riders should use extra caution.
Bear Creek Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Bear Creek Trail is part of a network of trails in Cheyenne Canyon a drainage that flows into the southwestern part of Colorado Springs.
Bear Lake/Horn Fork Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Bear Lake/Horn Fork Trail leads almost 6 miles from County Road 365 to Bear Lake. The trail begins at North Cottonwood Trailhead and gains 2,520' before reaching Bear Lake.
Ben Tyler Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This trail offers access to the Lost Creek Wilderness. Users will see beautiful wildflowers in summer and changing aspens in autumn.
Black Cloud Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Mt. Elbert at 14,433 ft elevation is the highest point in Colorado. It is the second highest mountain in the adjacent 48 states.
Bottomless Pit Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Bottomless Pit Trail stems from the Barr Trail west of Barr Camp. It provides a view of the sharp crags and interesting rock formations that form Pikes Peak.
Brookside-McCurdy Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Brookside-McCurdy Trail leads through the length of the Lost Creek Wilderness. It intersects with 5 different trails providing the opportunity for several loop hikes.
Browns Creek Trail Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Browns Creek Trail provides access to scenic views of Mt. Antero and the central Rocky Mountain highlands. Fishing for trout is accessible in Browns and Little Browns Creeks.
Browns Pass Trail Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Browns Pass Trail leads north, from Denny Trailhead on Cottonwood Pass, into the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness.
Buckeye Gulch Four-Wheel Drive Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a short four-wheel drive road that can be hiked or biked as well. The road ends at Buckeye Trail which leads to Buckeye Lake.
Buckeye Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This short trail, located north of Leadville, leads to Buckeye Lake. It gains 1,000' in approximately 2 miles.
Burning Bear Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This pleasant 5.5 mile trail follows the Burning Bear Creek west from Geneva Creek, over a ridge, and down the Burning Bear Creek on the west side of the ridge.
Bushnell Lakes Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Visitors gain access to Bushnell Lakes Trail via the Rainbow Trail and Hayden Creek Campground. The trail lies in the Sangre de Christo Wilderness Area.
Cabin Ridge Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Cabin Ridge Trail is 4 miles long one way and rated easy by the Forest Service. It is heavily used by hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists and ATV riders.
Canyon Trail Comanche National Grassland This trail leads 1.75 miles through Vogel Canyon and connects with the Prairie and Mesa Trails.
Cascade Creek Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Access to this trail is on Huerfano Trail 1307 which meets up with Cascade Trail at Strawberry Creek about five miles from the trailhead. There are undeveloped camping sites along the road, trail and trailhead.
Centennial Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Centennial Bicycle Trail (669) leads from Woodland Park to Manitou Lake. The trail is used by hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers.
Cisneros Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Cisneros Trail goes from the trailhead at Lake Isabel across Greenhorn Mountain Road to Turkey Creek Road.
Colorado Midland-Hagerman Pass Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a moderately easy loop in the Hagerman Pass area. This is a great walk for those with an interest in railroad and western history.
Colorado Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This segment of the Colorado Trail leads users through lodgepole, spruce-fir and aspen forests. It consists of moderately difficult terrain.
Colorado Trail (Buffalo Creek to Wellington Lake Road) South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This segment of the Colorado Trail leads 13.5 miles west from the Buffalo Creek Area to the Rolling Creek Trailhead. The terrain is considered easy, but users gain some elevation after crossing Buffalo Creek.
Colorado Trail (Chalk Creek to Highway 50) Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Segment 14 of the Colorado Trail extends 20 miles south from Chalk Creek Road to Highway 50 west of Maysville. This portion of the trail is open to foot, horse and bike traffic.
Colorado Trail (Clear Creek to North Cottonwood Creek) Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Segment 12 of the Colorado Trail leads 18 miles south from Clear Creek Road to North Cottonwood Creek Road. Opportunity exists to hike the lofty peaks of Mts. Harvard and Columbia from this section of the trail.
Colorado Trail (Halfmoon to Twin Lakes) Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This segment of the Colorado Trail begins in the Halfmoon Drainage and continues for approximately 6 miles to the Lakeview Campground above Twin Lakes.
Colorado Trail (Highway 50 to Marshall Pass) Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Segment 15 of the Colorado Trail leads 14 miles south from Highway 50 to Marshall Pass. It is open to hikers, bikers and horseback riders.
Colorado Trail (Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass) South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This segment of the Colorado Trail leads 11 miles from Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass. It is accessible to horseback riders, hikers and mountain bikers.
Colorado Trail (Long Gulch Trailhead to Kenosha Pass) South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This segment of the Colorado Trail leads users 14 miles from Long Gulch Trailhead to Kenosha Pass. The first few miles are within the Lost Creek Wilderness boundary and closed to mechanized and motorized travel.
Colorado Trail (North Cottonwood Creek to Chalk Creek) Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This segment of the Colorado Trail is known as #13, and leads south from North Cottonwood Creek to Chalk Creek. This segment provides access to Mt. Yale and Mt. Princeton fourteeners.
Colorado Trail (South Platte to Buffalo Creek) South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The second section of the Colorado Trail leads 9.5 miles west from the old South Platte town site to the Buffalo Creek Mountain Bike area.
Colorado Trail (Turquoise Lake to Halfmoon Creek) Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This section of the Colorado Trail is known as #10. It begins west of Turquoise Lake and ends 11.5 miles later in the Halfmoon Creek drainage.
Colorado Trail (Twin Lakes to Clear Creek Rd.) Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This segment of the Colorado Trail leads from Twin Lakes Reservoir to Clear Creek Road. It is a popular segment that is used by many runners training for the long-distance foot race the Leadville 100.
Colorado Trail (Waterton Canyon to South Platte) South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The first segment of the Colorado Trail stretches 10 miles from Waterton Canyon to South Platte. Hikers and horseback riders are welcome to use this section of the trail.
Colorado Trail (Wellington Lake Road to Long Gulch Trailhead) South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Long Gulch Trailhead is located approximately 11 miles east of Highway 285 on Lost Park Road. Hikers and Horseback riders may gain access to the Lost Creek Wilderness via the Colorado Trail from this site.
Crags Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Crags Trail is a good nature trail for children of all ages. The trail is 3 miles long round trip with an overlook of interesting rock formations as the destination.
Davenport Loop Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Davenport Loop provides an excellent day trip opportunity for trail bike users or hikers. The loop is composed of segments of four National Forest trails identified as the Squirrel Creek Access Trail.
Devil's Head Lookout Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Devil's Head Lookout Trail begins in the picnic area adjacent to Devil's Head Campground and ends at the last fire lookout for the Pike National Forest.
Dikes Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
There is a railroad tie staircase with a handrail at the trailhead; there is also a trail register board. Don't forget to sign in. The tread is awfully narrow for mountain bikes. Beware of protruding foliage.
Dodgeton Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This trail starts at Spring Creek Trailhead, where there is parking, a new toilet and picnicking facilities. It is designated as a multiple use trail.
Echo Canyon Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a short but steep trail. Excellent opportunities for viewing high alpine scenery and wildlife.
Elk Park Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Elk Park Trail leads from the Pikes Peak Toll Road to Barr Camp. Users may take a short spur to an abandoned mining town from this trail.
Foresters Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Foresters Trail, #701, is open to foot, bike and motorized traffic. Located in the beautiful Cheyenne Canyon, this trail leads to or begins in the Frosty Park area.
French Pass Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The French Pass Trail provides access to the Continental Divide and a variety of recreation opportunities. The trail is not always well defined or signed.
Frenchman Creek Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Frenchman Creek Trail begins at the Collegiate Peak Wilderness boundary, where Frenchman Creek Road ends. It extends 3.5 miles into the wilderness area reaching an elevation of 12,300'.
Gibson Lake Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This 2.4 mile hike follows the Lake Fork drainage to a pretty lake nestled in a high tundra bowl. The well-established trail climbs at a steady, moderately steep grade.
Gill Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This 3.5 mile trail follows the South Fork of the South Platte River to the Chessman Lake Dam. The trail serves as the primary access for anglers wishing to fish this 3 mile stretch of river.
Gold Dust Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Gold Dust Trail leads 8 miles from approximately 1.5 miles north of Como to within a mile of Boreas Pass. The trailhead is located in the middle of the trail on County Road 50.
Goose Creek Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This very popular trail provides access to the southeast portion of the Lost Creek Wilderness Area. The Goose Creek Trail offers primitive camping, good fishing and great vistas.
Graham Gulch Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Graham Gulch Trail (# 1478) is located 11 miles west of Twin Lakes Village on Highway 82. You'll find the trailhead on the south side of the Highway about 2 miles west of the La Plata Peak Trailhead.
Gramp's Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Gramp's Trail, #657, leads 2.7 miles southwest from Rampart Range Road to Trail 675. The trailhead for this intermediate connector lies 5.75 miles south of Highway 67 on Rampart Range Road.
Greenhorn Mountain Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The trail starts at 7,400 feet, 2.5 miles west Rye and parallels the wilderness boundary for approximately the first 2 miles.
Hancock Lake Trail Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Hancock Lake Trail is an old path used by miners to carry supplies by mule to the mining camps. It connects with Forest Developed Road 230 at the Middle Fork of the south Arkansas River.
Hankins Pass Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Hankins Pass Trail connects the Goose Creek Trail to the Lake Park, Lizard Rock and Brookside McCurdy Trails. It is located in the southern part of the Lost Creek Wilderness Area.
Hartenstein Trail Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Hartenstein Trail leads to Hartenstein Lake from Browns Pass Trail. This short trail provides beautiful vistas of an alpine lake and Mt. Yale.
Highline Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Highline Trail provides a half-day of moderate hiking. The elevation gain is 1,360 feet.
Hope Pass Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Hope Pass is also the Colorado Trail that leads to Clear Creek Road. There is about 3,200 feet elevation gain up to 12,500 feet at the pass.
Horsethief Falls Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Horsethief Falls Trail, #704B, may be accessed from Highway 67 at Horsethief Park Trailhead. It is open to foot, mountain bike and horse traffic.
Horsethief Park Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Horsethief Park Trail, #704, is located on Highway 67 at Horsethief Park Trailhead. It is open to foot, mountain bike and horse traffic.
Indian Creek Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The trail starts at the north end of Bear Lake; connects with Baker and Dodgeton Trails, goes over Raspberry Mountain and ends at Indian Creek Road (County Road 421).
Jefferson Lake Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Jefferson Lake Trail circles Jefferson Lake and provides access for anglers. The state of Colorado stocks Jefferson Lake with rainbow trout. The lake is surrounded by 12,000' and 13,000' mountains.
Jones Park Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Jones Park Trail, also known as "Cap'n Jacks", is a locals favorite. It extends 6 miles from Forest Road 380 to a dead end at 10,100'.
Kearney Park Loop Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a half-day hike with fairly steep inclines in places. It forms a loop that is about six miles long.
La Plata Peak Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
La Plata is one of Colorado's peaks that reaches above 14,000 feet. At 14,336' it is Colorado's fifth highest peak.
Lake Park Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a high country route, offering several outstanding views. The trail leads from Hankins Pass through Lake Park to the Brookside McCurdy Trail.
Lakes of the Clouds Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
There is no designated parking at the trailhead but there is ample parking along the road. You follow the Rainbow Trail for 2 miles of gentle walking to the marked trailhead for Lake of the Clouds.
Lily Lake Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Lily Lake sports pleasant high mountain scenery and fishing enthusiasts may use flies and lures to tempt the cutthroat trout. Camping possibilities exists at the base of the switchbacks, but not at the lake.
Lily Ponds Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a nice stroll, great for morning or evening wildlife viewing and birding or fishing.
Limber Grove Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Limber Grove Trail leads from Horseshoe Campground to Fourmile Campground in the area southwest of Fairplay. The trail leads through a forest of ancient Limber Pines.
Little Browns Creek Trail Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Little Browns Creek Trail is a lightly used trail that provides solitude for anyone willing to fight the rugged terrain. It provides access to Mt. Antero, one of Colorado's 14'ers, and trout fishing, in Little Browns Creek.
Lizard Rock Trail South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Lizard Rock Trail leads into the Lost Creek Wilderness from its western boundary. The trail is an easy to moderate 2.5 mile climb from the Spruce Grove Campground.
Long Hollow Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Long Hollow Trail, #649, leads 5.5 miles south from Noodle Trail, #677. The route has an intermediate rating and receives little use. It may be made into a loop ride in connection with Trout Creek Trail, #649.
Lovell Gulch Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Lovell Gulch Trail, #706, is located north of Woodland Park on Rampart Range Road. It is open to foot, horse and bike traffic.
Manitou Park Lake Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Manitou Lake Trail, #670, encircles the 34-acre reservoir and is open to hikers and mountain bikers. It's a short trail with little elevation gain. It makes a good turnaround for individuals riding the Centennial Trail.
Meridian Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Meridian Trail is a pleasant hike that leads to a saddle that separates the Pike and Arapaho National Forests. Hiking distance to the saddle is 3 miles and the elevation gain is 1,630'.
Mesa Trail Comanche National Grassland This trail leads 2.25 miles west connecting the Canyon Trail to the Prairie Trail at Vogel Canyon Picnic Area.
Midland Bike Trail #1450 Salida Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This route covers the historic, long-abandoned Midland Railroad grade. Users see traces of a bygone era --old ties, hillside cuts, telegraph poles, and stunning views of the Sawatch Range and the Collegiate Peaks.
Missouri Gulch Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This area is extremely popular with climbers with access to Mt. Belford, Mt. Oxford and Missouri Mountain. To experience solitude, plan your trip for a week day.
Missouri Mountain Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a popular trail through high alpine terrain that exists above tree line to the 14,067' summit of Missouri Mountain. No well defined or marked trail exists on all three routes above tree line to summit.
Monument Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Monument Trail begins at Memorial Grove dedicated to deceased Forest Service Personnel. The trail is 8 miles one way and takes users through varied terrain.
Mosca Pass Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Mosca Pass Trail begins at the Montville Trail, a self-guided interpretive trail, in the Great Sand Dunes National Monument. The trail follows Mosca Creek to the top of Mosca Pass.
Mount Cutler Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Mount Cutler Trail leads one mile southeast and wraps around Mount Cutler. It provides good views of Colorado Springs and the Broadmoor area.
Mount Rosa Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This trail is a short but difficult climb to the summit of Mount Rosa. Please respect other users which may include hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists and ATV riders.
Mountain View Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Mountain View Trail connects Barr Trail with the Cog Railway to the south. The trail begins about .5 miles below Barr Camp on Barr Trail.
Mt. Belford Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Mount Belford reaches a height of 14,197' and is one of many fourteeners in the Sawatch Mountain Range west of Buena Vista.
Mt. Columbia Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This trail is approximately 7.5 miles one-way through the high alpine terrain of the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. The high point of the trail is the summit of Mt. Columbia which measures in as one of Colorado's fourteeners at 14,073'.
Mt. Elbert Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Mt. Elbert at 14,433 ft elevation is the highest point in Colorado. It is the second highest mountain in the lower 48 states.
Mt. Elbert Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Mt. Elbert at 14,433 ft elevation is the highest point in Colorado. It is the second highest mountain in the adjacent 48 states.
Mt. Harvard Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
At 14,420' Mt. Harvard is the third highest peak in Colorado. It lies in the Sawatch Mountain Range and is easily accessible from Buena Vista.
Mt. Herman Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Mount Herman Trail leads to the summit of Mt. Herman west of the town of Monument. The trail leads up the southern slope of Mt. Herman to the 9063' summit.
Mt. Huron Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Users of the Huron Peak Trail travel through high alpine terrain beginning at an elevation of 10,400' and ending at 14,005 at the summit of Mt. Huron.
Mt. Oxford Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Mount Oxford reaches a height of 14,153' and is one of many fourteeners in the Sawatch Mountain Range west of Buena Vista. Many people climb Oxford and Belford in the same afternoon.
Mt. Sherman Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Mt. Sherman's elevation is 14,036 it is located between Fairplay and Leadville. It's considered one of the easiest of the Colorado Fourteeners to climb.
Music Pass Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The trail is well-maintained and heavily used by hikers and horses. The trail functions mainly as an access route into Sand Creek from the east side of the Sangre de Cristo Range.
Native Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This trail exists within the Mount Massive Wilderness Area. Hikers or horseback riders may use a number of different trail routes that vary in difficulty and/or length.
North Fork Clear Creek Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The North Fork Clear Creek jeep road continues as the North Fork Clear Creek trail beyond the wilderness boundary barrier.
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