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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests > Grand Junction Ranger District

Quick Facts

Green Mountain Trail

Beginning Elevation: 10,000 Feet (3048 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 220 Feet (67 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,780 Feet (2981 Meters)
Length: 5 Miles (8.33 Kilometers) to Surface Creek Road
Length: 7 Miles (11.67 Kilometers) to Marcott Road
Length: 18 Miles (30.0 Kilometers) to Leroux Creek Road
Recommended Season: Summer to Fall
Trail Number: 719
Usage: Heavy
USGS Maps: Grand Mesa/Leon Peak/Chalk Mtn




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General Description

This trail can be used either as a day use or for a comfortable two day hike. Scenery is the highlight of this trail with the Cedaredge Valley below, the San Juan Mountains to the south and the West Elk Range to the east. The aspen trees provide autumn hiking beauty. This trail is for hiker, horse, and motorized vehicles under 40".

Directions from Cedaredge: The Green Mountain Trail begins north of Cedaredge, off Highway 65 and Forest Road 123, near Ryan Reservoir, south of Eggleston Lake. The Green Mtn trail has 3 termination points. The first segment, 5 miles, stops at Surface Creek Road #125.1. The second 2 miles starts on Road #125.1 and intercepts the Marcott Road #127.1. The trail starts again a short distance east on the Marcott Road continuing east 6 miles to Leroux Creek Road. #128.1.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving
ICON Hiking & Walking Green Mountain Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding



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