Kenosha Wildlife Viewing Observation Site


Kenosha Pass/ Guanella Pass overview map

Section of the Pike National Forest map showing an overview of the Kenosha Pass and Guanella Pass area. This area is commonly referred to as High Country.


The Kenosha Wildlife Viewing Observation Site is accessed by a short trail and provides views of the Kenosha Pass area including a wetland area.

At a Glance

Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Fall
Closest Towns: Bailey, Grant, Jefferson

General Information


From Denver, drive southwest on US Highway 285 for approximately 50 miles. Kenosha East is located off of Highway 285, at the top of Kenosha Pass.

General Notes:

The overlook is accessed from a short trail (approx. 0.25 miles). The trail begins adjacent to Colorado Trail parking area at Kenosha East.  The Kenosha Pass Railroad Station Documentary Site is also found at this location.


Nature Viewing

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Scenic Driving

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