Jones Pass

4.7/5 (35 reviews)
Jones Pass is an easily accessible trail for most vehicles with a good number of camp sites along the road. It is a short drive to the top of the pass when it is not snowed shut, and at the top, you are rewarded with panoramic mountain views in every direction! Jones Pass is located on the Contine...Read More
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Highlights of Jones Pass

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Camping Category IconCamping
Forest Category IconForest
Mine Category IconMine
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
12466 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
144.1
Nearest Town
Empire
Nearest Services
Empire
Management Agency
Arapahoe National Forest
District
East Side - Clear Creek Ranger District, West Side - Sulphur Ranger District

Overview

Jones Pass is an easily accessible trail for most vehicles with a good number of camp sites along the road. It is a short drive to the top of the pass when it is not snowed shut, and at the top, you are rewarded with panoramic mountain views in every direction! Jones Pass is located on the Continental Divide. The easy access from I-70 makes it a popular place for a hike or a quick drive to the pass to take in the views. This trail also offer awesome birdseye views of the Henderson Molybdenum Mine.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
7 Waypoints
23 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
35 Community Reviews
1 Video
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