Bears Ears Trail

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Bears Ears Trail is a 10.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Craig, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, birding, and horses and is best used from June until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

10.7 miles
2,805 feet
Out & Back

dogs on leash



horseback riding

nature trips



Directions from Craig: ACCESS #1 - BLACK MOUNTAIN: Go north on Colorado HWY 13 11.5 miles to Moffat County Road #27-(turn right at Cox Brothers Sawmill) continue to the National Forest Boundary. Continue north on FDR 110 approximately 1 mile until Trail #1144 crosses the road. To reach the northern portion of the trail, continue north on FDR 110, over Black Mtn, past Lost Park Guard Station. For the NON-MOTORIZED portion of #1144, to the west, turn left on Forest Road 162. For the MOTORIZED section of #1144, to the east, continue just beyond road 162, to the trailhead on the South Fork of Slater Creek.