Across Hwy 14 from the TH
Located in the Roosevelt National Forest just east of Cameron Pass, this TH provides access to the extreme southern portion of the Medicine Bow Range
as well as providing access to some northern fringe areas of the Never Summer Range
This trailhead is heavily used in winter by skiers and snowshoers. Summer usage is lighter as this is not a primary access to either the Medicine Bow or Never Summer Ranges.
The 73,068 acre Rawah Wilderness is located on the north side Hwy 14, the 9,924 acre Neota Wilderness
is located south of Hwy 14.
- Large paved parking lot / restrooms / no water available
Directions From Fort Collins
-Take Hwy 287 (College Ave in town) north to what's known as Ted's Place (Gas station/conveience store). Turn left onto Colo Hwy 14, heading west for approx. 57.5 miles. The TH is on the left just past Joe Wright Reservoir.
Montgomery Pass and the southern crest of the Medicine Bow Range can be accessed via the Montgomery Pass Trail
which starts on the north side of Hwy 14 across from the parking lot. The Diamond Peaks, south of Montgomery Pass and Clark Peak
, north of the pass can be reached via this trail.
The Zimmerman Lake Trail
starts south of Hwy 14, behind the parking lot.
None in the immediate area. Nearest campgrounds are located in the Colorado State Forest
on the west side of Cameron Pass, along Hwy 14 before you reach the TH and near the end of the Long Draw Road.
Services are few and far between in this part of Colorado. Nearest gas east of the TH would be found at Archer's. To the west, Walden is the only option.
North Park KOA
-Approx 20 miles east of Walden, Colorado. Limited supplies and lodging.
-Approx 45 miles west of Ted's Place. Limited supplies and lodging.
-Approx. 45 miles west of Ted's Place. Limited supplies and lodging.
Archer's Poudre River Resor
-Approx. 32 miles west of Ted's Place, 25 miles east of the TH. Limited supplies, lodging and the last gas before the TH.
MapsNational Forest Map
- Arapaho and Roosevelt NF Map
None and no fees at this time. See Roosevelt National Forest
for rules and regulations.