Butler Gulch Trail
Length: 2.4 miles ONE-WAY
Elevation: 10,514 feet - 11,928 feet
Trail Description: Begin at the Jones Pass Trailhead. The trail climbs through a spruce/fir forest on a narrow closed road. It leads to an open bowl that is great for viewing wildflowers in the summer and backcountry skiing in the winter.
Note: Due to high elevation, the trails in some years are not generally snow-free until late June or mid-July.
View a COTREX trail map here.
At a Glance
|Best Season:||Hiking conditions are best from July to September.|
|Closest Towns:||Empire; Winter Park|
|Water:||Streams; treat water before drinking.|
|Restroom:||Practice Leave No Trace principles.|
|Operated By:||Henderson Mine and U.S. Forest Service|