Dunraven Trailhead

Page Type
Trailhead
Location:
Colorado, United States, North America
County:
Larimer
Season:
Summer
Elevation:
7800 ft / 2377 m
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Dunraven Trailhead
Created On: Oct 25, 2009
Last Edited On: Jul 8, 2010

Overview

Dunraven TrailheadTrailhead & Parking lot
This trailhead, located in the Roosevelt National Forest, provides access to the NE portion of RMNP and sections of the Comanche Peak wilderness. Two trails begin here. The Bulwark Ridge Trail, which skirts the Comanche Peak Wilderness as it heads NNW toward Signal Mountain and the South Fork of the Cache La Poudre. The North Fork Trail follows the NF of the Big Thompson to it’s headwaters near Hagues Peak and Icefield Pass in Rocky Mtn Nat Park. Another trail, the Stormy Peaks Pass Trail splits off to the north from the NF Trail 7.4 miles from the TH.
Most destinations accessed by this trailhead require approaches of 10 miles or more.

Trailhead facilities - Large dirt parking lot/ pit toilet/ no water.

Directions

Trailhead MapTrailhead Map
From Glen Haven - 2.1 miles east on Larimer County Road 43 then left onto Dunraven Glade Rd.
From Hwy 34 at Drake - North on Larimer County Rd 43, 6.1 miles, then right onto the Dunraven Glade Rd.
Turn-off at LCR 43Dunraven Glade Rd turn-off

Proceed 2.2 miles on the Dunraven Glade Road to the Trailhead.

Destinations

Dunraven TrailheadStart of the North Fork Trail
Notable peaks accessible from this trailhead would include:

Signal and South Signal Mtns via the Bulwark Ridge Trail
Mummy Mtn via the North Fork Trail
Hagues Peak via the North Fork Trail
Rowe Peak via the North Fork Trail
Mirror Lake RMNP ColoradoMirror Lake

This trailhead can also provide access to:
The west sides of the National Park and the Mummy Range, including the upper reaches of the Cache La Poudre River, Mirror Lake, and Comanche Peak. via the North Fork Trail, then cross country over Icefield Pass to Mummy Pass
The South Fork of the Cache La Poudre and Pingree Park. via the Stormy Peaks Pass Trail


Camping Options

None available near the trailhead.

Maps

Trails Illustrated - Rocky Mountain National Park
Looking west from Icefield Pass RMNP ColoradoLooking west from Icefield Pass

USGS Quads
Glen Haven
Estes Park
Crystal Mountain
Pingree Park
Comanche Peak

Red Tape

No entrance or parking fees

Backcountry campsites in RMNP must be reserved in advance. A fee is charged per reservation. The Trails Illustrated map shows backcountry site locations. See link below for more detail.

No reservations required for backcountry camping in Roosevelt NF or the Comanche Peak Wilderness. See link below for more detail.

Links

RMNP Backcountry camping info

Comanche Peak Wilderness Rules & Regulations

Roosevelt National Forest