Grizzly Helena Trail

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Helena Trailhead

Primitive trailhead with access to north end of motorized Grizzly-Helena Trail as well as Mount Zirkel Wilderness.  This trailhead is managed by the Parks Ranger District and is located in the Mount Zirkel/Parks Area.

Fees No site fee; current Colorado ATV/OHV/Snowmobile registration required.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Special restrictions in Mount Zirkel Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Walden, Colorado
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

Directions: Directions from Walden: Head north on Highway 125 for 9 miles to Cowdrey. Turn left at Cowdrey onto County Road 6W for 18 miles to Pearl. Take Forest Road 600 for 6 miles to the Big Creek Lakes Recreation Area. Turn left over the bridge on Forest Road 660 driving approximately 3 1/2 miles to the Helena Trailhead with the parking located on the right hand side.

Grizzly Trailhead

Primitive trailhead with access to south end of motorized Grizzly-Helena Trail as well as Mount Zirkel Wilderness.  It is managed by the Parks Ranger District.

Fees No site fee; current Colorado ATV/OHV/Snowmobile registration required.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Walden, Colorado
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

Directions: From Walden: Take Hwy 14 west for approximately 11 miles to Hebron. Turn right on County Road 24 driving west through forks with County Roads 5 and 1. After approximately 10 miles the road becomes Forest Road 60 and passes the Grizzly Creek Guard Station at the forest boundary. Turn right on Forest Road 615. Drive 5 1/2 miles arriving at the Grizzly Trailhead.

Stats

  • Trail Measurement:
  • Compass Latitude: 404930N
  • Compass Longitude: 1063507W
  • Numeric Latitude: 40.8249732
  • Numeric Longitude: -106.5853144
  • Elevation in Meters: 2,639 to 2,682
  • Elevation in Feet: 8,660 to 8,800

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  • Trail Location
  • Compass Latitude
    404930N
  • Compass Longitude
    1063507W
  • Numeric Latitude
    40.8249732
  • Numeric Longitude
    -106.5853144
  • Elevation in Feet
    8,660 to 8,800
  • Elevation in Meters
    2,639 to 2,682
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