Green Ridge Road

Prepare to get muddy.

Total Miles
14.6

Elevation

3102.23 ft

Duration

4 to 5 Hours

Technical Rating

6

Difficult

Best Time

Summer/Fall

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Trail Overview

The majority of this trail takes you through a thick forest with some meadows scattered throughout. This is a long and difficult trail known for being extremely muddy due to standing water in areas. There are some camping spots available on the first section of this trail. Don't forget insect repellent.

Difficulty

Difficult. No major rock obstacles but many deep mud holes and much embedded, bone-jarring rock. Not for stock SUVs. Don't travel alone. Winch recommended. Frequent fallen trees; take a chain saw.

Technical Rating

6

Access Description

From Fort Collins, take Highway 14 west about 50 miles from Highway 287. Turn right on Laramie River Road, C.R. 103, at Chambers Lake. Drive in 1.5 miles to parking lot on right. Trail starts at rear of parking lot right of vault toilet. This trail can also be driven north to south by either turning south off of Bald Mountain, Trail #9, or taking F.S. 319 south from Deadman Road, Trail #3.