Forest Lakes Trailhead, CO

US Forest Service

Forest Lakes Trailhead

Forest Lakes Trailhead is located 12 miles up the Moffat Road and provides access to the  Forest Lakes Trail  located within the James Peak Wilderness. This is a rough native-surface road not...[more]



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From Nederland, travel south for 4.5 miles on Colorado Highway 119 to Rollinsville. Turn west onto the gravel Gilpin County Road 16 and continue seven miles to the turnoff for the Moffat Road (National Forest System Road 149). This road is quite rough with many potholes and sections of one-lane road for the next 12 miles to the trailhead.

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