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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > White River National Forest > Aspen Ranger District

Quick Facts

Independence Pass Overlook

Elevation: 12,095 Feet (3686.6 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Length, One-way: 0 Miles (0 Kilometers)
Trail Number: N7900

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General Description

Independence Pass is located it the Rocky Mountains and connects the towns of Aspen Colorado and Twin Lakes. The Independence Pass Overlook Trail is located just off Highway 82 at the summit. This trail is located on the Continental Divide and offers views of the Sawatch Range and the east of Mount Elbert. This overlook trail also offers braille interpretive signs for the visually impaired. Independence pass is only open during the summer months and is a popular destination for travelers.

Directions from Aspen: Head east on Highway 82. The summit is approximately 19 miles up.


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Independence pass overlook Trail
ICON Viewing Interpretive Signs

More Information

Visitor Information:

Snowmass Village Resort Association, 38 Village Square, P.O. Box 5566 , Snowmass Village, CO, 81615, Phone: 800-SNOWMASS, info@snowmassvillage.com


Local Lodging

Stay at the Aspen Square Hotel
Stay at the Aspen Square Hotel

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