East Portal Trail

EASY 2 reviews

East Portal Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Montrose, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until October.

DISTANCE
0.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
19 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

river

views

no dogs

Starting from the end of the campground, this trail tracks mostly north, following along a relatively gentle stretch of river. From this side of the water, you'll be able to admire the dramatic cliffs on the other side. Take note of the tilted beds and incredible structures, which hint at the geologic processes that shaped the region.

hiking
2 months ago

After looking down at the river from the North Rim yesterday it was great to actually get to see the river this close. Absolutely Beautiful

hiking
4 months ago