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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USGS Topo Map
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, CO. Head west through Rye on Main Street, then right on Cuerna Verde Rd. to the end. The second trailhead may be accessed from State Highway 165. Turn onto FSR 360 then take FSR 369 to the trailhead.


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  Area/Length : 
7.8 Miles

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  Elevation : 
7,460 Feet - 11,340 Feet