Lookout Mountain Trail (#934)


Area Status: Open

Lookout Mountain trail can be accessed from the Donner Pass trail 926, which starts off County Road 44H near the old Buckborn Ranger Station. The trail heads south for several miles before intersecting with Lookout Mountain Trail 934.  Heading west from this intersection, tail 934 takes you about three miles west, eventually meeting with the Signal Mountain Trail. Note OHVs are not allowed south of the intersection on the Donner Pass Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: TRAVEL AT YOUR OWN RISK
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Trail Regulations: Motorized single-track vehicles are allowed east of Donner Pass only. Unlicensed motorcycles must be registered as and OHV with Colorado State Parks. Certified weed-free hay is required for stock.
Closest Towns: Fort Collins
Water: None
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.

General Information

Directions:

Lookout Mountain trail can be accessed from the west via the Signal Mountain Trail (#928-2), or from the north and south on Donner Pass Trail (#926). See Donner Pass and Signal Mountain Trail Guides for access information.


Activities

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Lookout Mountain Trail may be accessed from Moody Hill Road, Donner Pass Trail or Signal Mountain Trail. Regardless of your starting point, you will not be disappointed with the spectacular panoramic view. See Lookout Mountain Trail directions for multiple access points.
Fire Information Check for any seasonal fire restrictions before your hike. Campfires must be at least 100 feet from water and trails. You may collect dead and down wood; do not break branches from standing trees for firewood. Please attend to campfires at all times. Touch any remaining coals with the bare hand to insure campfire is cold and dead out. Remember, if it is too hot to touch, it is too hot to leave!
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Backpacking

See Lookout Mountain Trail directions for multiple access points.
Fire Information Check for any seasonal fire restrictions before your hike. Campfires must be at least 100 feet from water and trails. You may collect dead and down wood; do not break branches from standing trees for firewood. Please attend to campfires at all times. Touch any remaining coals with the bare hand to insure campfire is cold and dead out. Remember, if it is too hot to touch, it is too hot to leave!
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Horse Riding

See Lookout Mountain Trail directions for multiple access points.
Size Restrictions no
Corrals no
Loading Ramp no
Hitching Rails no

OHV Trail Riding

Open to motorcycles only.

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
5.8 miles one-way

  Elevation : 
Beginning Elevation: 8,520' from east side - Peak Elevation: 10,630'