Rollins Pass Trailhead


Corona Lake on Rollins Pass

The trailhead is located on the Continental Divide and on the Grand/Boulder County line. There is parking for about 15 vehicles. The trailhead provides access to the Indian Peaks and James Peak Wilderness Areas, James Peak Special Interest Area, the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail, and the Moffat Railroad historical sites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Check with Sulphur RD office for road conditions and accessibility to trailheads. 970-887-4100. M-F, 8-5.
Operational Hours: 24 hours
Rentals & Guides: Yes.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Parking
Fees None
Permit Info: None
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Pets must be on leash in Indian Peaks Wilderness. Snowmobiles prohibited in wilderness and in the James Peak Special Interest Area. Bicycles prohibited in wilderness and restricted to designated routes in James Peak Protection Area.
Closest Towns: Winter Park, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Winter Park, CO, drive south on US Highway 40 approximately one mile to County Road 80 (Forest Road 149) and turn left. Drive 15 miles to the Continental Divide. No motorized route connects across the Continental Divide. One may hike or bicycle across and around the collapsed Needle's Eye Tunnel to Forest Road 149 that leads to Rollinsville, CO.

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Access to Rollins Pass Trail # 5 and High Lonesome Trail #7.

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