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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests > Yampa Ranger District

Quick Facts

Morrison Divide Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,000 Feet (2805.5 Meters) at Lynx Pass
Difficulty: Moderate
High Point: 9,825 Feet (3062.7 Meters)
Length, One-way: 12.1 Miles (20.17 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 1174
Usage: Moderate

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General Description

The Morrison Divide Trail #1174 is located in the Lynx Pass area, southeast of Yampa. It can be accessed from either end from two trailheads along the Lynx Pass Road, Forest Road 270. Be aware, the trail is open to motorcycle and ATV use.

Directions from Yampa: Travel south on Colorado Hwy 131 approximately 11 miles to Colorado Hwy 134. Go east on Hwy 134 approximately 9 miles to FDR 270. Go north on FDR 270 about 3 miles to the south trailhead at Lynx Pass. To reach the north trailhead, continue north on FDR 270.

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

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Difficulty: Easy
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Neutral

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Morrison Divide Trail
ICON Mountain Biking Morrison Divide Trail
ICON ATV Riding Morrison Divide Trail

Related Activities
Lagunita Lake Recreation Area - Lagunita Lake is a small lake near Lynx Pass and Lynx Pass Campground, southeast of Yampa.

Lynx Pass Campground - Lynx Pass Campground is located near Lagunita Lake, southeast of Yampa, at an elevation of 8,900 feet.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Yampa Ranger District, 300 Roselawn Ave., P.O. Box 7 , Yampa, CO, 80483, Phone: 970-638-4516, Fax: 970-638-4635


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