Cameron Pass Winter Recreation

Cameron Pass Winter Recreation

Cameron Pass is located around 65 miles west of Fort Collins on Highway 14. The area offers abundant winter recreation opportunities, including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, scenic driving, wildlife viewing, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. Snowmobiling is not allowed in wilderness areas. The State Forest State Park, which is west of Cameron Pass, also has abundant recreation activities.

Cameron Pass trails, page 1 (pdf, 282 KB)

Cameron Pass trails, page 2 (pdf, 116 KB)      

Winter Recreation map (pdf, 6.66 MB) (unavailable 2022-2023)                                             

Cameron Pass Nordic Ranger Program

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For daily temperature and snow readings:  NRCS - National Water and Climate Center - Joe Wright Reservoir
Be sure to check avalanche information at the Colorado Avalanche Information Center before heading out.
Area Amenities: Toilets, Parking
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Gould, Walden
Water: none
Restroom: Vault toilets

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Ice Fishing

There is ice fishing available at Joe Wright Reservoir.

Day Hiking

Viewing Wildlife

Be alert for moose along winter trails! Visit the Colorado Parks & Wildlife website Living with Wildlife in Moose Country.

Viewing Scenery


XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult


Snowmobiling is allowed outside of designated wilderness areas. Roads that provide snowmobiling include the Laramie River Road (County Road 103), the Greenridge Road (Forest Road 177), and the Long Draw Road (Forest Road 156). The Colorado State Forest State Park offers snowmobiling as well.



Know Before You Go

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Related Links

Campgrounds At-A-Glance


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