Near Red Cliff, Colorado
Shrine Ridge #2016 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 Shrine Ridge trail begins at Shrine Pass Road #709 and ends at Shrine Mountain Ridge. Follow the trail southwest as it climbs through pine-studded meadows. After about 1.3 miles the trail turns west heading through pine forest before the steepest part of the climb to the saddle to the west of you. From the saddle turn right and travel northwest to Shrine Mountain where you can enjoy spectacular 360-degree views.
Named “ Shrine” for its excellent view of the Mount of the Holy Cross,the pass was originally a Ute Indian trail and later used by silver miners and settlers. Views from Shrine Mountain include:
View a printable Recreation Quicksheet for this trail which is complete with directions, a map, details, and other information about this trail.