Idleglen Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Trailhead featuring access to extensive motorized trail system known as Stillwater Pass and Grand Lake trail system. Access via the Idelglen Staging Area. Facilities include restrooms and information kiosk.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Partial trail system open for winter use. This is a Burned Area. Stay on designated trails. Trees can fall without warning.
Rentals & Guides: OHV and snowmobile rentals available in Grand Lake and Granby, Colorado.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Fees No
Permit Info: State registration is required on all OHVs and snowmobiles.
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: None
Closest Towns: Grand Lake, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: vault toilets
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Take Highway 34 to County Road 4. Turn left and go approximately 4.5 miles to the trailhead.



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Idleglen is located 4 1/2 miles up County Road 4, off of U.S Highway 34. Snowmobiling is allowed when there is at least 6 " of snow and when such activity will not damage natural resources. Once conditions are met, the gates on the Stillwater Pass and Kawuneeche Roads will be opened to over-the-snow travel. The snowmobile season is generally between later December (when snow conditions are met) and April before the snow melts, but never before November 15th nor after June 15th. A snowmobiling map of the Idleglen/Stillwater Pass area is available at the Sulphur Ranger District Office. Snowmobiling is allowed in other areas of the Sulphur Ranger District. For more information: (970) 887-4100, 9 Ten Mile Drive, Granby, CO.

Nearby ResortsThe town of Grand Lake is the closest community.
Warming SheltersNone
Base ConditionsSnow must be at least 6" deep before snowmobiling is allowed. Natural resources must not be damaged.
Current Conditions: This area was burned by the East Troublesome Fire. Hazardous conditions exist. Stay on designated trails. 
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult



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