Grays Peak National Recreation Trail (NRT) (#54)


A trail sign, Grays Pk. NTR. No 54, displays at the trailhead to Grays Peak with built-in steps.

Hiking high above treeline, Grays Peak National Recreation Trail offers hikers the opportunity to summit two 14,000 foot mountains (Grays and Torreys) in one day. Grays and Torreys Peak are the two highest points on the Continental Divide. Always be prepared for sudden weather changes and start hiking early in the morning to avoid afternoon lightning storms.

At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Respect private land and stay on the road.
Closest Towns: Georgetown, CO
Water: Occasional stream; treat water for drinking
Restroom: Vault toilet at trailhead
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Drive west from Denver on Interstate 70, take the Bakerville exit #221.Drive south on Stevens Gulch Road, Couinty road 321 for about four miles. This road is rough and may be considered a 4-wheel drive road at times. In the winter, the road is impassable.



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  Area/Length : 
5 miles (one way)

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Trailhead: 11,200' - Destination: 14,270' (Grays) 14,267' (Torreys)