Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.

 

Saint Vrain Mountain Trailhead

  

Photo of the St Vrain Mountain Trailhead sign located in the small parking area

Saint Vrain Mountain Trailhead is the trailhead for the Saint Vrain Mountain Trail #915 which enters the Indian Peaks Wilderness. The trailhead can accomodate about 12 parked vehicles.

At a Glance

Permit Info: This trailhead accesses the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area:
  • Camping permits required for all overnight trips between June 1 and September 15. Overnight permits cost $5 per group, per trip from June 1 through September 15.
  • Organized groups are required to have a permit for both camping and day-hiking year round. Day-hiking permits are free.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Indian Peak Wilderness restrictions apply on the St Vrain Mountain Trail:
  • Motorized and mechanized vehicles are prohibited.
  • Pets must be on a hand-held leash at all times. Dogs are prohibited on the portion of this trail that enters briefly into Rocky Mountain National Park.
  • Campfires prohibited.
  • Campsites must be at least 100 feet away from water and trail.
  • Group size is limited to 12 (people and livestock combined).
Fishing and hunting: permitted in accordance with regulations established by the Colorado Parks & Wildlife.
Closest Towns: Allenspark, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Boulder Ranger District, 2140 Yarmouth Ave, Boulder, CO 80301, Phone 303-541-2500, Fax 303-541-2515; Contact Us

General Information

Directions:

In Allenspark, take Boulder County Road 107 (Ski Road) south for 1.5 miles. National Forest System Road 116.1 heads up the hill to the right for 0.5 miles to the Saint Vrain Mountain Trailhead.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Hiking

Hide detail HIDE

Backpacking

Day Hiking


Horse Riding & Camping

Show detail SHOW


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/arp/recreation/bicycling/recarea/?recid=28336&actid=50