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Quick Facts

Wolverine Trail

Beginning Elevation: 10,500 Feet (3273.1 Meters) at the Gilsonite Trail jct.
Difficulty: Difficult
Elevation Gain: 1,000 Feet (311.7 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 11,500 Feet (3584.8 Meters) at the wilderness bdy south of Bowen Lake
Length: 5.2 Miles (8.67 Kilometers)
Other Maps: Arapaho Roosevelt National Forest Map
TI Topo Maps: #115, Rand, Stillwater Pass; Never Summer Wilderness
Trail Number: 118
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Bowen Mtn




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General Description

Never Summer Wilderness Boundary above Bowen Lake
Copyright: - US Forest Service
Never Summer Wilderness Boundary above Bowen Lake
The Wolverine Trail is located north of Granby in the Bowen Gulch Protection Area. It leads from the Gilsonite Trail, north to about Bowen Lake. It can be accessed from several points.

Access #1: From the North Supply Trail to the Wolverine Trail Junction, 2 miles.
Access #2: From the Gilsonite Trail to the Wolverine Trail Junction, 2,5 miles.
Access #3: From the Wilderness boundary, south of Bowen Lake.

The Wolverine Trail offers great views. Mountain Bikes are permitted, but remember, they are NOT permitted in the wilderness.

Directions from Granby: Go west on Highway 40 to Highway 34. Go north on 34 to either the Gilsonite, North Supply Creek, or Bowen Gulch Trailheads. See the individual trail descriptions for directions to those trails.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Summer through Fall (NOTE: Accessibility depends on snow depth and weather.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking Wolverine, Gilsonite, North Supply Creek and connecting trails.
ICON Hiking & Walking Wolverine, Gilsonite, North Supply Creek and connecting trails.
ICON Horseback Riding Wolverine, Gilsonite, North Supply Creek and connecting trails.
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Wolverine, Gilsonite, and North Supply Creek
Yes



Related Activities
Gilsonite Trail - The Gilsonite Trail is located north of Granby. It leads from Forest Road 123, north to the Wolverine Trail.

North Supply Creek Trail - The North Supply Creek Trail is located north of Granby. It leads from Forest Road 120 to the Wolverine Trail.



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