Kingston Peak

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Starting west from the town of Alice, Kingston Peak offer a 360 degree view of several fourteeners. Much of this road is above timberline and is steep and rocky in sections. A high-clearance/4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended. Refer to the Ranger District's motor vehicle use map (MVUM) for more information on roads in this area. There is hiking access to the James Peak Wilderness area from the Kingston Peak road. Click here for more information about dispersed camping near Idaho Springs and Georgetown.  

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: All vehicles must be either street-legal or registered annually through Colorado State Parks' OHV Registration Program. All motorized vehicles are restricted to open routes designated for their use. Contact your local District Office for a copy of the local Motor Vehicle Use Map.
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs, CO
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: I-70 westbound, take exit #238 Fall River Road. Drive approx. 8 miles to Alice road, turn left, stay on Alice road, turn right on Steuart road, NFSR 701.



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  Area/Length : 
6.8 miles one-way

  Elevation : 
10,000' - 12,147 Kingston Peak