Crags Trail

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Crags Trail #664

This trail leads to “The Crags”, a group of rock pinnacle formations. It is a good cross country ski trail. Good for family hikes.

Difficulty: Moderate

Open Season: Friday preceding Memorial Day – Tuesday following Labor Day
Busiest Season: June – October
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Water: Drinking water is not readily available. Water from streams should be treated before use. Hikers are
Information Center: Foot, horse, and cross-country ski trail. This trail is a moderately difficult 2.1 mile trail with an elevation change of 800 feet.

Directions:
From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 4 miles. Turn left on Forest Service Rd. #383. The trailhead is nearly 3 miles up the road approximately 1/8 mile before the Crags Campground.

General Notes:
Camping is permitted along the trail and is recommended 300’ from any trail or stream. Use no-impact camping techniques. Pack it in/Pack it out rule applies. Campfire permits are not required but please be sure your fire is dead out before you leave. Respect other trail users.

Parking:
Available at the trailhead.

The Crags Campground

The Crags campground has 17 campsites for tents, small RV’s, or small trailers. It is located in an “out of the way” area and is highly used depending on the time of day and year.

The Crags Trail #664 and the Devil’s Playground Trail #753 start near the campground at the Crags Trailhead located 1/8 mile before the campground.

This is a standard, non-electric campground. It is also a pack it in, pack it out campground.

Directions:
The Crags Campground is located southeast of Divide and is reached by driving 4.3 miles south of Divide on CO Highway 67. Turn left on Forest Road 383 and drive another 3.5 miles east.

General Notes:
A low-level maintained, steep, and narrow access road makes it difficult for larger trailers.  Please drive with caution.  Road may become inaccessible in the winter.

Parking:
There is a parking space for each campsite.

Stats

  • Trail Measurement: 1.5 Miles
  • Compass Latitude: 403902N
  • Compass Longitude: 1064213W
  • Numeric Latitude: 40.650531
  • Numeric Longitude: -106.7036544
  • Elevation in Meters: 3,078 to 3,322
  • Elevation in Feet: 10,100 to 10,900

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  • Trail Location
  • Trail Measurement
    1.5 Miles
  • Compass Latitude
    403902N
  • Compass Longitude
    1064213W
  • Numeric Latitude
    40.650531
  • Numeric Longitude
    -106.7036544
  • Elevation in Feet
    10,100 to 10,900
  • Elevation in Meters
    3,078 to 3,322
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