Grays Peak National Recreation Trail (NRT)


A bridge above Stevens Gulch, connecting hikers to the peaks. Grays Peak is in the background.

Hiking way above treeline, Grays and Torreys offers hikers the opportunity to hike two fourteeners in one day. Being the highest mountain on the Continental Divide, photos may be taken on both the east and west side of the Rocky Mountain Range.

General Information

Directions: * Off of Interstate 70, take the Bakerville exit. * Head south on Stevens Gulch Road for about four miles. * This road is very bumpy and may be considered a 4-wheel drive road. In the winter, the road is impassable.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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Day Hiking

Hiking high above treeline, Grays Peak National Recreation Trail offers hikers the opportunity to summit two 14,000 foot mountains (Grays \& Torreys) in one day. Grays and Torreys Peak are the two highest points on the Continental Divide. Always be prepared for sudden weather changes and start hiking early in the morning to avoid afternoon lightning storms.
Fire InformationUnless seasonal restrictions are in effect, campfires must be attended at all times and cold to the touch with the bare hand before being abandoned. Collection of dead and down wood is allowed; do not break branches from standing trees for firewood.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
5 miles

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Trailhead: 11,200' - Destination: 14,270'