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Backpacking: Colorado > Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests > Yampa Ranger District

Quick Facts

Routt Divide Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,170 Feet (2858.5 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
High Point: 9,730 Feet (3033.0 Meters)
Length, One-way: 5.0 Miles (8.33 Kilometers)
Other Maps: Routt National Forest Map
TI Topo Maps: #118 Steamboat Springs, Rabbit Ears Pass; #119 Yampa, Gore Pass
Trail Number: 1108
Usage: Heavy




Satellite and Topo Map




General Description

The Routt Divide Trail runs along the Park Range south of Rabbit Ears Pass and along the east side of the Sarvice Creek Wilderness. The trail runs north-south and can be accessed at either end.

LEAVE NO TRACE

As humans, we must minimize our impacts to help preserve this resource for present and future generations.

Directions from Yampa or Steamboat Spgs: The north end of the trail is accessed from Forest Roads 251 and 303, just south of Rabbit Ears Pass. The south end is accessed from Forest Road 100, between Rabbit Ears Pass and Hwy 134.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Summer through Fall (NOTE: Seasons vary depending on snow depth and weather.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking Routt Divide Trail
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Routt Divide Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Routt Divide Trail
Yes



Related Activities
Dumont Lake Campground - Dumont Lake Campground is located 22 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs on Rabbit Ears Pass at an elevation of 9,500 feet.

Meadows Campground - Meadows Campground sits in a serene location 15 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs on Rabbit Ears Pass at an elevation of 9,300 feet.

Walton Creek Campground - Walton Creek is a small campground located 18 miles southeast of Steamboat Springs on Rabbit Ears Pass, at an elevation of 9,400 feet.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, P.O. Box 774408, 1255 S Lincoln Ave. , Steamboat Springs, CO, 80477, Phone: 970-879-0880, Fax: 970-879-2543, http://www.steamboat-chamber.com

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