Coffee Pot Road

4.2/5 (25 reviews)
Coffee Pot Road is a beautiful and scenic drive that snakes its way up the southern edge of the Flattops, beginning at the Colorado River and ending at the famous Flat Tops Wilderness of the White River National Forest. Coffee Pot Road traverses a beautiful landscape, offering incredible views of s...Read More
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Highlights of Coffee Pot Road

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Camping Category IconCamping
Forest Category IconForest
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Overland Category IconOverland
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
10633 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
06/21 - 11/22
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
600
Nearest Town
Dotsero
Nearest Services
Gypsum
Management Agency
White River National Forest
District
Eagle-Holy Cross Ranger District

Overview

Coffee Pot Road is a beautiful and scenic drive that snakes its way up the southern edge of the Flattops, beginning at the Colorado River and ending at the famous Flat Tops Wilderness of the White River National Forest. Coffee Pot Road traverses a beautiful landscape, offering incredible views of surrounding mountains, forests, deep canyons, valleys, and stunning high-alpine lakes. After tackling an easy yet white-knuckle ascent, you will find endless opportunities for adventure and fun, with countless 4x4 trails, tons of fishing holes, hiking trails, wildlife viewing, and genuinely epic campsites that embody the Colorado spirit. Coffee Pot Road is undoubtedly of those drives you can't find anywhere else.

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77 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
25 Community Reviews
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