Mount Herman Trail #716

Mount Herman Trail begins at a small parking area on a switchback on Mount Herman Road (Forest Service Road #320). This trail provides a one mile hike to the summit of Mt. Herman.

Difficulty: Moderate

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year round, although not plowed in winter.
Fees: No fee
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Heavy
Water: Drinking water is not readily available. Water from streams should be treated before use.
Restroom: No

General Information


From Monument, travel west on 2nd Street. Just past the railroad tracks, 2nd St. dead ends at a T. Turn left (south) on Mitchell Rd. Travel approximately 1/2 mile to Mt. Herman Rd. Turn right (west) on Mt. Herman Rd and travel for approximately 5 miles beyond the paved portion of road. The trailhead is a wide turnout on the right side of Mt. Herman Rd.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Viewing Plants

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
4 miles

  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation : 
8162 - 9063 feet