Balanced Rock

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 38.87780°N / 104.88°W
Additional Information Route Type: Hike
Additional Information Time Required: Less than two hours
Additional Information Difficulty: Hike
Sign the Climber's Log


Hike or drive to the Balanced Rock Area. Use the following maps.

This map shows the whole park.
This map is a blow up of the Balanced Rock Area.

Route Description

This isn't a climb, but is definitely worth your time after you are through cragging here. Balanced Rock is just that - balanced on what seems to be a pinpoint. It's truly amazing to witness.

Balanced Rock Defies The Imagination

Another Angle on Balanced Rock

Essential Gear