Greyrock Mountain

Greyrock is one of the most heavily used trails in Northern Colorado.

photo: Greyrock Trail. Photo by USFS.

Type: Backcountry
Length: 3.10 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Fishing
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: 15 miles west of Ft. Collins, CO. on CO Hwy 14., In Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest 20 mi. NW of Fort Collins on SR 14.
State(s): Colorado
Counties: Larimer
Latitude: 40.69501
Longitude
: -105.283

From Fort Collins, take US 287 north to junction with Colorado 14 west. Take Colorado 14 west for 8.4 miles to the trailhead.

Description

One of the busiest trails in northern Colorado. The trail is steep, gaining 2,039 ft in 3.1 miles. Greyrock Meadows Trail (2.6 mi.) is a loop trail off of the Greyrock Trail and can be travelled for different views. Greyrock climbs from the Poudre Canyon alongside the Cache la Poudre Wild and Scenic River. The top of Greyrock provides views of plains out to the east and mouintains to the west. Please stay on the trail.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Gravel
Secondary Surface: Gravel

Average Grade: 7%
Maximum Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 5,574
Elevation High Point: 7,613
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Kevin Cannon
US Forest Service
1311 South College
Fort Collins , CO 80524
(970) 498-2719
kcannon@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/arnf/

 

Photos

Greyrock Trail. Photo by USFS.

Greyrock Trail. Photo by USFS.

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