Kennebec Pass

4.9/5 (13 reviews)
Kennebec Pass, located within the San Juan National Forest, is an excellent way to experience back-country four wheeling without an all-day commitment. The trail travels up a picturesque mountain pass to almost 12,000 feet for incredible panoramas of the surrounding mountains. The trail doesn't have...Read More
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Highlights of Kennebec Pass

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Forest Category IconForest
Ghost Town Category IconGhost Town
Mine Category IconMine
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
12025 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
06/01 - 11/15
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
Kennebec Pass, 571
Nearest Town
Mancos
Nearest Services
Mancos
Management Agency
San Juan National Forest
District
Mancos – Delores Field Office

Overview

Kennebec Pass, located within the San Juan National Forest, is an excellent way to experience back-country four wheeling without an all-day commitment. The trail travels up a picturesque mountain pass to almost 12,000 feet for incredible panoramas of the surrounding mountains. The trail doesn't have any major challenges for stock 4x4's but it does have a narrow ledge that will keep you on your toes until the end. The 1.8 million acre San Juan National Forest located in southwest Colorado has thousands of miles of back-roads and hundreds of 4x4 trails to explore. The region's diverse terrain offers outdoor enthusiasts a wide variety of opportunities to experience nature without the large crowds found to the north. There are also plenty of great established campsites located along all the main routes.

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17 Trail Photos
2 Trail Concerns
13 Community Reviews
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