Green Mountain Trail is a 16.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Cedaredge, Colorado that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until September.
Directions from Cedaredge: The Green Mountain Trail begins north of Cedaredge, off Highway 65 and Forest Road 123, near Ryan Reservoir, south of Eggleston Lake. The Green Mtn trail has 3 termination points. The first segment, 5 miles, stops at Surface Creek Road #125.1. The second 2 miles starts on Road #125.1 and intercepts the Marcott Road #127.1. The trail starts again a short distance east on the Marcott Road continuing east 6 miles to Leroux Creek Road. #128.1.
Beautiful hike. Trail is very rutted from quad use. Lots of open range cows that like to charge your dog, so be careful. Otherwise it's a great hike!
This is a great hike for a beginner who wants a challenge. The climb can get your heart pumping. The views of Boulder are great. Bring snow gear in the spring/early summer.