Bartlett Trail #1310


The Bartlett Trail is about 12.1 miles long starting elevation is 8,000 feet and gains 3,580 feet to 11,580 feet elevation. The South Apache Trail ties into the Bartlett Trail. This trail is a moderate for hiking. This trail is within Greenhorn Wilderness.

At a Glance

Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Greenhorn Mountains Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Rye, Colorado
Information Center: San Carlos Ranger District

General Information


The Bartlett Trail has two Trailhead access points.

East trailhead is located near the town of Rye, Colorado Southwest of State Highway 165. Head West through the town of Rye on main street, then left on Boulder, Then left on Graneros road, right on Hunter, then right on Baxter.

Northwest trailhead is located off Forest Service Road # 369. From Rye, Colorado head north on State highway 165 to Ophir Creek Forest Service Road # 360 and go left. Travel on Forest Service Road #360 for 12 miles, then go left on Greenhorn Road/Forest Service Road and travel to the end which is about 17 miles.

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