Colorado Trail West Branch

Jefferson, Colorado 80456

Colorado Trail West Branch

Colorado Trail: West Branch Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Kenosha Pass is a splendid location for gazing down upon the unique high country plains of South Park and the soaring mountains that surround and majestically frame it. The Colorado Trail is accessible from Kenosha Pass, and you get the benefits of starting off at 10,000 feet.

Superb views of South Park and the 14,000-foot peaks of the Mosquito Range are just off-trail. It is very popular with both mountain bikers and hikers. You can choose short, easy family hikes or more ambitious treks. It is often not clear of snow and dried out until mid- to late June in heavy snow years."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
800 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
10,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
Top Elevation
South Park Ranger District, Pike National Forest
Local Contacts
Trails Illustrated Tarryall Mountains & Kenosha Pass
Local Maps

Trail Log