W. Mountain #1817

Near Burns, Colorado

W. Mountain #1817 does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The W. Mountain trail begins at Forest Road #616 and ends at Island Lakes Trail #1842. The first 2.5 miles ascend towards the rim of the White River Plateau at a very steep grade. Once you are on the White River Plateau the terrain is mostly rolling hills near above timberline with very long sections of meadows. In the meadows the trail may be faint at times, but it is marked with rock and log cairns.

* There is a printable Recreation Quicksheet for this trail which is complete with directions, a map, details, and other information about this trail. Or to see quicksheets for other recreation areas across the Forest, click on the "Recreation Quicksheets" link in the right column and select the appropriate Ranger District.