Green Mountain #719


The Green Mountain Trail #719 is a popular route for hikers, horseback and ATV use.  It begins not far from the Visitor's Center on Hay Park Road, FSR #129 and continues across the Grand Mesa until it comes to an end near Bailey Reservoir. It travels through oakbrush, aspen stands and spruce/fir forests.

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At a Glance

Open Season: June
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Fall Hunting - Heavy
Restrictions: Open to Hiking, Horseback, Mountain Bike, and OHVs less than 50" in width.
Closest Towns: Hotchkiss, CO

General Information



From Trickle Park Road, FSR #121, travel approximately 1.5 miles south on the Hay Park Road, FSR #129 to the Western Green Mountain Trailhead.  At this location, Ryan Reservoir is located on the west side of the road and the trailhead is located on the opposite (east) side of the Hay Park Road.


Travel north 3.5 miles from Cedaredge on Highway 65 to its intersection with County Road U50.  Turn right (east) onto County Road U50 and travel 6.5 miles east and north to its intersection with the southeastern Grand Mesa National Forest Boundary.  The Green Mountain Trail intersects the Surface Creek Road, FSR #125.1 approximately 0.5 miles north of the Forest Boundary.  The Green Mountain Trail intersection with the Surface Creek Road is marked with a 4X4 engraved trail post.



Off of the Hay Park Road, FSR #129.  T.  12S.,  R.  94W.,  Sec.  8.  U.S.G.S. Map:  Grand Mesa. 



Off Surface Creek Road, FSR #125.1.  T.  12S.,  R.  94W.,  Sec.  14.  U.S.G.S. Map:  Leon Peak.



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Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
15.51 Miles

  Elevation : 
8,800 - 10,000


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