Bristol Head

3.5/5 (2 reviews)
Tucked away in the Rio Grande National Forest of Southwest Colorado lies Bristol Head, a peak with 360-degree views of amazing lush green valleys and numerous towering peaks. A long, bumpy journey brings you to a jagged cliff and a small handful of radio towers perched at 12,700 feet. Although not a... Read More
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Highlights of Bristol Head

Altitude Category Icon Altitude
Camping Category Icon Camping
Forest Category Icon Forest
Highest Elevation
12671 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
5/16 - 3/14
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
532
Nearest Town
Creede
Nearest Services
Creede
Management Agency
Rio Grande National Forest
District
Divide Ranger District

Overview

Tucked away in the Rio Grande National Forest of Southwest Colorado lies Bristol Head, a peak with 360-degree views of amazing lush green valleys and numerous towering peaks. A long, bumpy journey brings you to a jagged cliff and a small handful of radio towers perched at 12,700 feet. Although not a difficult trail, this journey takes time. Luckily, camping is abundant along its first few miles, making for a great weekend getaway.

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11 Waypoints
35 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
2 Community Reviews
1 Video
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