The Crown: BLM Road #8320

Total Miles


2709.07 ft



Technical Rating



Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

The Crown offers sweeping views of the Elk Range, Basalt, and Carbondale. See incredible views of Mount Sopris and Capitol Peak. This trail is generally one car length wide, and can get steep at times, but doesn't get very technical. Be on the lookout for mountain bikers, grazing cattle, horses, and hikers. There is dispersed camping along this trail, but please be mindful and ensure you are cleaning up after yourself.


This trail is generally one car wide and can get steep at times.

Technical Rating


Access Description

From Carbondale, Head south on 133 and take a left onto Prince Creek Road. Continue until you see the Lower Prince Creek Campground and shortly after take a left. For the second Entrance, continue past until you reach Dinkle lake road, and continue. The turn will be on the left.