Colorado 13er Trailheads by Access Type


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Passenger Car Accessible

Trailhead Name Elevation Camping Range Accessible Peaks
Andrews Lake 10,815' camping-yes San Juan Twilight Peak    Snowdon Peak    North Twilight Peak    West Needle Mountain    N 2
Baldwin Creek 9,440' camping-yes Sawatch Boulder Mountain
Beaver Creek Ski Area 8,200' No nocamping Sawatch Mount Jackson    UN 13433
Bighorn Creek 8,620' No nocamping Gore Keller Mountain    North Traverse Peak
Blue Lakes Trailhead 10,550' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Trinchera Peak    Cuatro Peak
Boulder Gulch 9,570' camping-yes San Juan Storm Peak
Brainard Lakes - Long Lake TH 10,530' camping-yes Front Apache Peak    Navajo Peak
Brainard Lakes - Mitchell Lake TH 10,525' camping-yes Front Paiute Peak
Buffalo Mtn. - Lily Pad Lake TH 9,775' No nocamping Gore Red Peak B
Cataract Gulch 9,620' camping-yes San Juan
Culebra Peak Access - Cielo Vista 9,100' No nocamping Sangre de Cristo Vermejo Peak    Purgatoire Peak    UN 13565    Miranda Peak     Alamosito    De Anza B    UN 13229    Beaubien Peak    Francisco Peak    Lomo Liso Mountain
Cunningham Creek - Silverton 10,460' camping-yes San Juan Kendall Peak    Mountaineer Peak    Little Giant Peak    Mount Rhoda    UN 13109
Deluge Lake/Gore Creek TH 8,710' camping-yes Gore Mount Silverthorne    Mount Valhalla    Grand Traverse Peak    Snow Peak
Denny Creek/Mt. Yale 9,920' camping-yes Sawatch Mascot Peak
Ducket Creek 8,740' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo
Fairview Peak South Ridge 11,440' camping-yes Sawatch Fairview Peak
Fourth of July 10,130' camping-yes Front North Arapaho Peak    South Arapaho Peak    Old Baldy
Gibson Creek TH 9,130' No nocamping Sangre de Cristo Electric Peak A    Gibbs Peak    Silver Peak    Cotton King Peak    Mount Marcy    De Anza Peak A
Glacier Gorge - RMNP 9,185' camping-yes Front Chiefs Head Peak    Pagoda Mountain    McHenrys Peak    Powell Peak    Taylor Peak B
Herman Gulch/Watrous Gulch TH 10,310' No nocamping Front Bard Peak    Mount Parnassus    Pettingell Peak
Horn Peaks and Fluted TH 9,100' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Fluted Peak    Horn Peak    Little Horn Peak
Independence Pass 12,093' camping-yes Sawatch UN 13500
Jefferson Lake 10,700' camping-yes Front Whale Peak
Longs Peak 9,400' camping-yes Front Mount Meeker    Mount Lady Washington
Lost Man Trailhead 10,540' camping-yes Sawatch Williams Mountain    Williams Mtn. South A    Williams Mtn South B    Williams Mtn. North    Williams Mtn. South C
Maroon Lake TH 9,600' camping-yes Elks Sleeping Sexton    Buckskin Benchmark    UN 13336    UN 13039    UN 13020 A
Marshall Pass 10,840' camping-yes Sawatch Ouray, Mount
Molas Pass - Elk Park Trailhead 10,630' camping-yes San Juan Vestal Peak    Trinity Peak    Arrow Peak    West Trinity    East Trinity    Graystone Peak    Electric Peak B    Mount Garfield
Mosquito Pass TH (East) 11,520' camping-yes Mosquito Mount Arkansas    Mount Evans B
Mosquito Pass TH (West) 11,200' camping-yes Mosquito Mount Evans B
Mt. Evans Road - Summit Lake 12,830' camping-yes Front Rosalie Peak     Epaulie
North Fork Lake Creek 10,794' camping-yes Sawatch K 49    UN 13300 B    UN 13202
Paradise Pass/Yule Pass TH 11,330' camping-yes Elks
Piney River Ranch 9,360' camping-yes Gore Mount Powell    Eagles Nest    Peak G    Peak C
Pitkin Lake TH - Gore Range 8,450' No nocamping Gore Peak Z/"Gorgeous Peak"    Peak Q/"Prisoner Peak"    Mount Solitude    Peak X    East Partner Peak    West Partner Peak
Red Mountain Pass - Black Bear Pass Access 11,075' camping-yes San Juan UN 13510 B (G&M)    Formerly T11    Three Needles    T 10    Trico Peak    UN 13159
Roaring Fork River TH 11,506' camping-yes Sawatch Geissler Mountain East    Geissler Mountain, West    UN 13001
Rock Creek 9,465' camping-yes Gore Keller Mountain
Rustler Gulch 9,716' camping-yes Elks Precarious Peak    Golden Tops    Belleview Mountain    Cassi Peak    UN 13180 A    UN 13130
San Juaquin S and W Ridge 10,300' camping-yes San Juan Silver Mountain B    San Joaquin Ridge
Savage Lakes-Carter Lake & Creek 9,900' camping-yes Sawatch
Sheep Ck-Deep Ck Trailhead 9,100' camping-yes San Juan Mears Peak    S 6    S 7
Sheep Gulch Trailhead 9,900' camping-yes Sawatch Quail Mountain
Snowmass Creek TH 8,400' camping-yes Elks Clark Peak    UN 13244    Willoughby Mountain    UN 13060 A
South Mineral Creek TH 9,850' camping-yes San Juan Ulysses S. Grant Peak    V 4    V 10    Twin Sisters East    South Lookout Peak    Twin Sisters, West    V 2    V 5
South Zapata Creek 9,075' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo UN 13577
Taylor River TH 10,780' camping-yes Elks Star Peak    Taylor Peak A
Thirtymile Campground 9,330' camping-yes San Juan Rio Grande Pyramid    "Fools Pyramid"    UN 13261    Window Peak    UN 13017
Wild Basin - Bluebird Lake RMNP 8,500' camping-yes Front Mount Alice    Copeland Mountain    Ogalalla Peak    Isolation Peak

High Clearance Recommended

Trailhead Name Elevation Camping Range Accessible Peaks
Bridal Veil Basin TH 10,380' No nocamping San Juan Wasatch Mountain    La Junta Peak    Jackass Point
Chapin Pass TH - RMNP 11,040' camping-yes Front Hagues Peak    Ypsilon Mountain    Fairchild Mountain    Mummy Mountain    Mount Chiquita
Clear Creek/Winfield/Apostles 10,540' camping-yes Sawatch West Apostle    UN 13517    Pear Peak    UN 13462 A (G&M)
Cooper Creek 10,640' camping-yes San Juan Gudy Peak
Eagle Lake - Lime Creek TH 9,400' camping-yes Sawatch UN 13100 B    Ribbed Peak
Endlich Mesa Trailhead 11,290' camping-yes San Juan Aztec Mountain    Amherst Mountain    Peak Twenty Two    Sheep Mountain D    Organ Mountain B
Fulford Cave - Lake Charles Trailhead 9,440' camping-yes Sawatch Gold Dust Peak    Pika Peak
Grizzly Gulch - Silver Ck TH 10,440' camping-yes San Juan Whitecross Mountain    Campbell Creek Peak     Sundog
Middle Fork of the Cimarron River 10,050' camping-yes San Juan  Heisshorn    UN 13377    UN 13340 B (G&M)    El Punto/UN13300 F    UN 13222 A
North Fork Clear Creek - Winfield 10,600' camping-yes Sawatch Mount Blaurock    Ervin Peak    UN 13232 A
Ophir Pass - V3 Access 10,200' camping-yes San Juan V 3
Pearl Pass/Twin Lakes Access 10,425' camping-yes Elks UN 13550    UN 13537    Keefe Peak    Hunter Peak    Hilliard Peak    UN 13216
Pieplant 10,295' camping-yes Sawatch Jenkins Mountain    Grizzly Peak E    UN 13140 B
Placer Gulch/Silverton TH 11,560' camping-yes San Juan Hanson Peak    UN 13075
Rock of Ages TH 10,370' camping-yes San Juan UN 13540 A    Big Bear Peak
S. Fork Cement Creek 11,240' camping-yes San Juan Tower Mountain    East Storm
South Colony TH 9,900' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Broken Hand Peak     Crestolita    UN 13020 B
South Fork Lake Creek TH #1 10,560' camping-yes Sawatch Sayres Benchmark    UN13,460 East
Stony Pass TH 12,590' camping-yes San Juan Canby Mountain    Stony Pass Peak
Upper Miller Mesa Trailhead 9,430' camping-yes San Juan Whitehouse Mountain    Mount Ridgway    Corbett Ridge
Willow Lake Trail 8,880' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo UN 13580 B    UN 13546    UN 13541    UN 13153 B

4x4 with High Clearance Recommended

Trailhead Name Elevation Camping Range Accessible Peaks
Bear Creek/Hunchback Pass/Kite Lake 11,800' camping-yes San Juan Jagged Mountain    Storm King Peak     "Sceptor"    Grizzly Peak C    Mount Oso    Peak Seven    Mount Silex    White Dome    The Guardian    Peak One    Greylock Mountain    McCauley Peak    Peak Eleven    Leviathan Peak    Peak Three    Peak Two    Ute Ridge    Vallecito Mountain    Mount Soso    Peak Nine    UN 13342    UN 13340 A (G&M)    UN 13310    UN 13308    P 2    P 3/UN13300 D    Knife Point    UN 13230    UN 13222 B    Weminuche Peak    Irving Peak    Mount Nebo    Mount Valois    UN 13169    Hunchback Mountain    Peters Peak    UN 13121 A    UN 13110
Brook Creek Trailhead - SdC 9,140' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Bushnell Peak
Brush Creek Trailhead 9,035' camping-yes Gore Peak L    Peak N
Buffalo Peaks Mine 11,400' No nocamping Mosquito West Buffalo Peak    East Buffalo Peak
Carson Pass TH 12,370' camping-yes San Juan Carson Peak    UN 13581    UN 13580 A    Cataract Peak    Tundra Top
Cinnamon Pass 12,640' No nocamping San Juan UN 13540 B    UN 13427    Cinnamon Mountain    C.T. Peak/UN 13312 A
Cinnamon Pass - UN13,535 Access 12,640' camping-yes San Juan UN 13535
Crystal Townsite 8,965' camping-yes Elks Treasure Mountain    Treasury Mountain
Emma Burr/Mirror Lake 11,185' camping-yes Sawatch Emma Burr Mountain    Tincup Peak
Hermit Pass Road 11,970' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Peak of the Clouds    Eureka Mountain    Spread Eagle Peak    Hermit Peak
Imogene Pass/Tomboy TH 11,300' camping-yes San Juan T 5
Lincoln Gulch - Grizzly Reservoir TH #1 10,570' camping-yes Sawatch UN 13460    Tabor Peak
Lincoln Gulch - Grizzly Reservoir TH #2 10,570' camping-yes Sawatch Anderson Peak    Petroleum Peak    Truro Peak    West Truro    UN 13090
Mt. Maxwell Trailhead 11,730' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Mariquita Peak
Music Pass 10,680' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Pico Aislado    Tijeras Peak    Milwaukee Peak    Cleveland Peak    UN 13401    UN 13384    Music Mountain    Marble Mountain    Dead Man Peak
New York Mountain 11,210' camping-yes Sawatch Finnegan Peak
S. Rock Creek - SdC 9,700' camping-yes Sangre de Cristo Hunts Peak
Sayres Gulch 11,010' camping-yes Sawatch Lake Fork Peak    UN 13295
South Fork Lake Creek TH #2 11,280' camping-yes Sawatch Prize Benchmark    Booby Prize/UN 13312 C    Middle Mountain A
West Brush Creek TH - Elk Mtns. 10,400' camping-yes Elks White Rock Mountain    White Benchmark
West Fork Cimarron River 10,750' camping-yes San Juan Coxcomb Peak     Redcliff    Fortress Peak    Precipice Peak
Yankee Boy Basin - Governor Basin Road 10,800' camping-yes San Juan T 5

Train Access Only

Trailhead Name Elevation Camping Range Accessible Peaks
Needleton Bridge 8,235' camping-yes San Juan Pigeon Peak    Turret Peak    Jupiter Mountain    Animas Mountain    Peak Thirteen    Peak Fifteen    Monitor Peak    Peak Four    Peak Five    The Heisspitz    Peak Twelve
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