Lenawee Trail #34


This trail climbs steadily up to tree line through lodgepole pine, spruce and fir forests. After reaching the alpine, the trail becomes less evident and the hiker must pay close attention to the rock cairns marking the trail. The Jumbo Mine may be viewed from the trail, as well as spectacular views of Dillon Reservoir to the west and the mountains of the Continental Divide to the east and south. The Peru Creek drainage is rich in mining history with numerous underground mine shafts, so be careful where you walk.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Open to Hike, Horse and Mountain Bike. No motorized travel allowed.
Closest Towns: Keystone, CO; Frisco, Colorado

General Information

Directions: From I-70 take Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, and travel east on HWY 6 toward Keystone. Just past Keystone, turn right onto Montezuma Road (County Road 5). Follow Montezuma Road for approximately 4.6 miles and then turn left onto Peru Creek Road (FDR 260). Follow Peru Creek Road for approximately 2.0 miles to the Lenawee Trailhead which will be on the left side of the road. Please park along the side of Peru Creek Road.



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  Area/Length : 
3.8 miles

  Elevation : 
10,373 ft. - 12,437 ft.