Back Way North Sand Hills

This is a fun shortcut to the dunes from Hohnholz Lakes and the Red Feather Lakes area.

Total Miles


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3 to 4 Hours
Technical Rating
4 / 10
Best Time
Summer - Fall

As we continue to improve our trail coverage, we'd love to hear what you think and which areas to add next.

Trail Overview
Back Way North Sand Hills
Avoid the paved road to Walden on this fun back way to North Sand Hills. There are camping sites along the trail, and a good number of side roads to play on. The Old Roach Area is part of the Roosevelt National Forest and is open year-round.
Getting There
From Fort Collins: Follow Highway 14 west about 51 miles and turn right on Laramie River Road, C.R.103. Continue north 28 miles to sign for Hohnholz Lake on left. From Red Feather Lakes: Take Deadman Road, west 24 miles and turn left on C.R 80C. You can see Laramie River Road in the valley below. Once on Laramie River Road, go north 6.2 miles to sign for Hohnholz Lake on left.
Contact for Current Conditions
Roosevelt N.F.
Canyon Lakes R.D.
(970) 295-6700