Colorado Trail (Wellington Lake Road to Long Gulch Trailhead)

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Colorado Trail (Wellington Lake Road to Long Gulch Trailhead) is a 15.6 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Jefferson, Colorado that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from May until October.

15.6 miles 3205 feet Point to Point

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

river

views

wild flowers

Directions from Denver: Eastern Access: Drive south on 285 to Bailey. In Bailey turn right on to County Road 68. This eventually turns into Forest Road 560. Pass Estabrook and continue traveling on 560 for approximately a mile to a fork in the road. Take the right fork which is Wellington Lake Road #543. Drive about 3 miles to the Rolling Creek Trailhead on the western side of the road.

2 months ago

Great hike 1 hour or so from denver. No one else on the trail and no bikers in the wilderness.