Kingston Peak

4.9/5 (111 reviews)
Situated about an hour from the Denver and Boulder Metro areas, Kingston Peak is a high-altitude trail that is a must-do for anyone in the area. Although they call this the Kingston Peak Trail, the real beauty and focal point are the amazing views of James Peak for almost the entire route. James ... Read More
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Highlights of Kingston Peak

Altitude Category Icon Altitude
Rock Category Icon Rock
Highest Elevation
12032 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
7/15 - 10/30
Best Direction
South
Official Trail Name
353
Nearest Town
Rollinsville
Nearest Services
Nederland
Management Agency
Roosevelt National Forest
District
Boulder Ranger District

Overview

Situated about an hour from the Denver and Boulder Metro areas, Kingston Peak is a high-altitude trail that is a must-do for anyone in the area. Although they call this the Kingston Peak Trail, the real beauty and focal point are the amazing views of James Peak for almost the entire route. James Peak is 13,294 feet and is named in honor of Dr. Edwin James, an early explorer, historian, and botanist who was a member of the famous Stephen H. Long expedition to Colorado in 1820.

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22 Waypoints
68 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
111 Community Reviews
1 Video
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