Greenhorn Mountain Wilderness

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Located in the San Isabel National Forest in Colorado.

The 22,000-acre Greenhorn Mountain wilderness, one of Colorado's newest wildernesses, was designated as part of the 1993 Colorado Wilderness Act. Elevations within the wilderness range from 7,600 feet to over 12,300 feet. The area is unusual since it is composed of both plains and mountains. Approximately 11 miles of trails can be found in the northern portion of the wilderness. The entire southern half of the area is trailless. The wilderness is used lightly and offers excellent opportunities for solitude.

For more information contact: The San Isabel National Forest


Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 20 May 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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