Captain Mountain Trailhead

Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests Pawnee Ng, Near Evergreen, Colorado

Captain Mountain Trailhead does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


From the Bear Creek Guard Station, the trail gradually climbs through lodgepole pine and aspen forest. It skirts the bottom of the 9,869 foot Captain Mountain before meandering through meadows. The end is a steady climb through thick spruce and fir woods, up the canyon of Beaverdam Creek, and finally to the Echo Lake Campground.