Devils Head Trailhead and Campground Road

Sedalia, Colorado (Douglas County)

Last Updated: 12/01/2021
3 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Seasonal Closure
Typically Open: 05/01 - 11/30
Length: 0.52 miles
Highest Elevation: 8930 feet
Duration: About 10 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Sedalia
Nearest Town w/ Services: Sedalia
Official Road Name: 300.O
Management Agency: Pike National Forest
District: Pike's Peak Ranger District


Highlight: Devils Head Trailhead and Campground Road
Located in Pike National Forest, this road provides access to the Devil's Head hiking trail (FS 611) and nearby camping roads. The trail was constructed in 1907 after the recently formed Forest Service decided that they would build seven fire lookouts along the Front Range of Colorado into Wyoming. The Forest Service built only three, and Devil's Head is the last one remaining that is in operation. Climbing to the top of the tower will give you 360' views for over 100 miles on a clear day from this Colorado landmark.


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1. Trailhead on Rampart Range Road (FS 300) (0 mi)
The trailhead is on the east side of Rampart Range Road. There is a large overflow parking area here with the trail picking up just behind it.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Sedalia, Colorado

Take CO-67 south for 9.8 miles and turn left onto Rampart Range Road for 8.9 miles and the trailhead will be on the left.



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JD Marshall

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Jen & JD moved to Colorado from Chicago in May of 2015 for work and brought with them a 2001 stock Jeep Wrangler that had been garage bound for two years. Within a month of arrival, all rusty 170,000 miles of it was shaking on Colorado trails and they've never stopped. As time as gone on, their 2001 TJ had to be traded and a 2015 Jeep JK has been added to the family. JD works as a Systems Engineer for a cable company and Jen runs a business from their home during the week to pay the bills. When the weekend hits, they're almost always hitting the trail. When Sunday night rolls around, the question turns to, 'so what's next week?!'.
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