Cinnamon Pass

4.5/5 (93 reviews)
Winding through the spectacular scenery of the San Juan Mountains, Cinnamon Pass is the southern half of the world-renowned Alpine Loop Scenic Byway. This trail, just outside of Lake City, Colorado, showcases ghost towns and mines from the 1880s while providing epic scenic overlooks and stunningly b...Read More
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Highlights of Cinnamon Pass

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Camping Category IconCamping
Ghost Town Category IconGhost Town
Iconic Category IconIconic
Mine Category IconMine
Overland Category IconOverland
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
12640 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
06/01 - 09/30
Best Direction
West
Official Trail Name
30, 5
Nearest Town
Lake City
Nearest Services
Lake City
Management Agency
Bureau Land Management
District
Gunnison Field Office

Overview

Winding through the spectacular scenery of the San Juan Mountains, Cinnamon Pass is the southern half of the world-renowned Alpine Loop Scenic Byway. This trail, just outside of Lake City, Colorado, showcases ghost towns and mines from the 1880s while providing epic scenic overlooks and stunningly beautiful wildflowers along the drive. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned offroad veteran, this trail will easily have a hypnotizing effect on you, and you will find yourself stopping often to take pictures.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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20 Waypoints
62 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
93 Community Reviews
1 Video
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