Idleglen Trailhead


Area Status: Open

Trailhead featuring access to extensive motorized trail system known as Stillwater Pass and Grand Lake trail system. Access via the Idelglen Staging Area. Facilities include restrooms and information kiosk.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: OHV and snowmobile rentals available in Grand Lake and Granby, Colorado.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Permit Info: State registration is required on all OHVs and snowmobiles.
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Grand Lake, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: vault toilets
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Take Highway 34 to County Road 4. Turn left and go approximately 4.5 miles to the trailhead.

Activities

OHV Road Riding

This area is found on the north map section of the Sulpher Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM). Idleglen Trailhead on Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX).

OHV Trail Riding

This area is found on the north map section of the Sulpher Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM). Idleglen Trailhead on Colorado Trail Explorer (COTREX). Access to Grand Lake Trail System from the Idleglen Staging Area includes the following trails: Beaver Line Trail M116, Blizzard Pass Trail M121, Bull Mountain Annex Trail M117.1, Bull Mountain Trail M117, Burn Trail M122, Camway Trail M113, Eagles Perch Trail M136, Gilsonite Trail M118, Illinois Pass Trail M25, Little Grave Bypass Trail M36, Lower Gilsonite Trail M115, Middle Supply Trail M123, North South Trail M126, North Supply Loop Trail M124, Sherman Creek Trail M50, Soda Pass Trail M120, Spruce Em UP Jack Trail M125, and Willow Pass Trail M110.

Snowmobiling

Idleglen is located 4 1/2 miles up County Road 4, off of U.S Highway 34. Snowmobiling is allowed when there is at least 6 " of snow and when such activity will not damage natural resources. Once conditions are met, the gates on the Stillwater Pass and Kawuneeche Roads will be opened to over-the-snow travel. The snowmobile season is generally between later December (when snow conditions are met) and April before the snow melts, but never before November 15th nor after June 15th. A snowmobiling map of the Idleglen/Stillwater Pass area is available at the Sulphur Ranger District Office. Snowmobiling is allowed in other areas of the Sulphur Ranger District. For more information: (970) 887-4100, 9 Ten Mile Drive, Granby, CO.

Nearby Resorts The town of Grand Lake is the closest community.
Warming Shelters None
Base Conditions Snow must be at least 6" deep before snowmobiling is allowed. Natural resources must not be damaged.
Current Conditions: This area was burned by the East Troublesome Fire. Hazardous conditions exist. Stay on designated trails. 
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Amenities

Parking:
Toilets:

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.225298

  Longitude : 
-105.891777

  Elevation : 
8,800'