Greenhorn Trail


Trail # 1316. The Greenhorn Trail is 7.8 miles long; beginning elevation is 7,460 feet and tops out at 11,340 feet, a gain of 3,880 feet. This trail is moderate for hiking. This trail is located in the Greenhorn Wilderness.

At a Glance

Open Season: June
Restrictions: moderate
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San Isabel, CO
Rye, CO

General Information


The Greenhorn Trail has two Trailheads access points.The first one is located near the town of Rye, Colorado Southwest of Highway 165. Head West through Rye on Main Street, then right on Cuerna Verde to the end of the road.The second Trailhead is located off FSR 360 off Ophir Creek and follows the road to the end.



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7,460 Feet - 11,340 Feet