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Scenery is the highlight of this trail with the Cedaredge Valley below, the San Juan Mountains to the south and the West Elk Range to the east. The aspen trees provide autumn hiking beauty.

This trail can be used either as a day use or for a comfortable two day hike. Scenery is the highlight of this trail with the Cedaredge Valley below, the San Juan Mountains to the south and the West Elk Range to the east. The aspen trees provide autumn hiking beauty. This trail is for hiker, horse, and motorized vehicles under 40".

Directions: From Cedaredge, The Green Mountain Trail begins north of Cedaredge, off Highway 65 and Forest Road 123, near Ryan Reservoir, south of Eggleston Lake. The Green Mtn trail has 3 termination points. The first segment, 5 miles, stops at Surface Creek Road #125.1. The second 2 miles starts on Road #125.1 and intercepts the Marcott Road #127.1. The trail starts again a short distance east on the Marcott Road continuing east 6 miles to Leroux Creek Road. #128.1.

Elevation: 10,000 feet

Ending Elevation: 9,780 feet

Elevation Gain: 220 feet

Distance: 18 miles

Usage: Heavy

Difficulty: Moderate

 
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Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, Colorado


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