Jones Pass Trailhead

Jones Pass Trailhead is located west of Empire and offers a variety of summer and winter activities. The trailhead provides access to Butler Gulch Trail (#144), Stanley Spur Trail (#13.1), and the motorized road to the top of Jones Pass.

There are no facilities.

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At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Empire; Winter Park
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From I-70, take exit 232 to US 40,proceed northwest approx. 9 miles to small town of Berthoud Falls. Turn left at the sign for Jones Pass/Henderson Mine. Follow paved road 1.6 miles to a gate, turn right on Forest Road 144. The trailhead is a half mile ahead.


Mountain Biking

Day Hiking


Horse Riding

OHV Road Riding


XC Skiing/Snowshoeing


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Trailhead: 10,434'