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Red Feather Lakes

Larimer County, Colorado

Red Feather Lakes

How to Get There

From Livermore, turn west on to CR74E (Red Feather Lakes Road). Just past Red Feather Lakes, Colorado, the road turns to CR86 (Deadman Road). Continue 4 miles past the National Forest boundary to the intersection of Deadman Road and Killpecker Road. From Glen Echo, head north on CR68C for 10 miles. Turn left at the intersection of CR74E and Deadman Road on to Deadman Road (CR86). Continue 4 miles past the National Forest boundary to the intersection of Deadman Road and Killpecker Road.

Detailed Description

Notes Unlicensed vehicles are not allowed on Deadman Road (CR86 and CR74E). Recommended ATV Routes Coming soon... Hard Core Motorcycle Route with Singletrack Difficulty: 8-9 1. W on FS171 dirt two track for 2 miles 2. W on Swamp Creek Cutoff (TR871) for 5 miles of very difficult rocky single track with a challenging boulder crux in the middle 3. NW on FS517 for 1 mile of rocky two track 4. N on Killpecker (TR956) for 4 miles of medium difficult single track 5. W on FS517 for 4 miles of rocky two track 6. SW on FS177 for 3 miles of rocky two track 7. N on FS177A and FS319 for 5.4 miles of rocky two track 8. W on FS318F for 1 mile of dirt two track and rocky two track return Other Sources of Information Maps: Trails Illustrated #111 Red Feather Lakes, Glendevey Maps: Trails Illustrated #112 Poudre River, Cameron Pass Maps: USFS Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests Maps: USFS Canyon Lakes Ranger District MVUM Maps: USFS Canyon Lakes OHV Opportunities Map

Adopted Trails

FR177   Big Thompson 4-Wheelers
  Horsetooth 4 Wheelers

Trail System Information

Location: 40.8097166667, -105.675266667
Location is: Trailhead
Nearest City: Red Feather Lakes
Difficulty (1-10): 2-9
Distance (mi): 50
Time (hh:mm): 08:00
Lowest Elevation (ft): 9000
Highest Elevation (ft): 11000
Best for: 4WDMotorcycleATVUTV

Note that not all of the trails in an area will be open to all vehicle types. Follow the Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)s and signage for the area and ride only on trails open to and wider than your OHV.

Maps/GPS files: PDF ZIP KMZ Map Map A Map B Map C

Visit the Trail Maps page for download/print instructions, information about the Avenza App for PDF files, or a complete list of available maps!

More Info: Canyon Lakes Ranger District (970) 295-6700
  Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland (970) 295-6700
  MVUM Page

Nearby Trails

Trail Name   Trail Width Length (mi)
Donner Pass   Motorcycle   4.8
Killpecker   Motorcycle   4.4
Lookout Mountain   Motorcycle   5.26
Swamp Creek   Motorcycle   2.99

Return to the OHV Trail Guide Map or Guide Index page.

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Stay The Trail Colorado was Awarded the 2013 Outstanding Trail Sharing Award
American Trails

This award recognizes innovative & successful trail sharing efforts, programs, & systems.

American Trails' 21st National Trails Awards Program honors people and programs at the 21st American Trails International Symposium. The awards celebration was held at Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Arizona, April 16, 2013.

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