Poncha Springs has 6 hiking trails. These trails range from 3.6 to 34 miles in length. The most popular trails are Waterdog Lakes Trail, Carbonate Mountain–Tabeguache Peak Circuit and Rainbow Trail: Poncha Pass to Hayden Creek. Trails.com member Carolyn R. recently completed Waterdog Lakes.
Waterdog LakesView Trail Details
Poncha Springs, CO
For a short but sweet hike in the Monarch Pass area, try the 2-mile trail to Waterdog Lakes. Located near timberline, these two lakes are surrounded ...
Carbonate Mountain–Tabeguache Peak CircuitView Trail Details
A seldom-climbed high 13er is your gateway to amazing ridgeline adventures along Colorado’s highest mountain range. Head east to tack on a pair ...
Mount OurayView Trail Details
Ouray’s west ridge is an adventure fit for a chief. Named after the great leader of the Utes, this southern Sawatch mountain is a great hike ...
Waterdog Lakes TrailView Trail Details
If you and your dog are constant hiking and backpacking companions, then a quick day trip or an easy overnight backpack to Waterdog Lakes may ...
Simmons Peak TrailView Trail Details
This is an infrequently used trail with an off-trail route to a high peak and multiple points of four-wheel-drive access.
From the Dorsey Creek ...
Rainbow Trail: Poncha Pass to Hayden CreekView Trail Details
A long and fairly gentle trail with views of the Arkansas River valley and the Sawatch Range to the north.