Cimarron Owl Creek Pass

Total Miles
20.5

Elevation

3080.83 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

spring, summer, fall

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Trail Overview

This is a very scenic, pastoral drive down Cimarron Road into the Uncompaghre National Forest. There are many side roads leading to various forks of the Cimarron River, with plentiful dispersed camping sites along the way. There are access points to Cowboy Lake for fishing, boating, kayaking, etc. It's an easy climb through the trees to Owl Pass at 10,114 ft and a slow-winding descent out of the National Forest to Hwy 550 outside of Ridgeway.

Difficulty

Easy

Technical Rating

1

Access Description

There are 2 access points. You can take Hwy 50 to Cimarron Rd which takes you into the national forest. Conversely, you can enter from Hwy 550 at County Rd 8.