Simmons Peak Trail

Poncha Springs, Colorado 81242

Simmons Peak Trail

Simmons Peak Trail Professional Review and Guide

"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 Trailhead, the singletrack trail (757) climbs for 0.2 mile along the left side of the creek before turning right (south). It continues parallel to the crest of the range for 3.5 miles until it descends at a spur trail southwest to the North Decker Creek road access. You may also continue south on the trail and descend to the four-wheel-drive road just north of the North Rock Creek Road access."

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Trail Information

Poncha Springs
Nearby City
10
Distance
2,000 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Out-and-back day hike or overnight backpack
Duration
Best June to October
Season
10,000 feet
Trailhead Elevation
12,050 feet
Top Elevation
Rio Grande National Forest, San Isabel National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Poncha Pass, Wellsville
Local Maps