Camaan Springs Road

Laporte, Colorado (Larimer County)

Last Updated: 05/10/2021
4 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 1.61 miles
Highest Elevation: 8104 feet
Duration: About 20 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Laporte
Nearest Town w/ Services: Laporte
Official Road Name: 127
Management Agency: Roosevelt National Forest
District: Canyon Lakes Ranger District

Highlights

Highlight: Camaan Springs Road
Camaan Springs Road is located off Pingree Park Road in the Roosevelt National Forest. Parts of the trail are located in the High Park Fire burn area, which was a huge, naturally caused (lightning) fire in 2012 that burned over 87,000 acres. The burn areas are very visible from the trail, as there are massive swaths of completely charred land. This trail is great for year-round wheeling and camping if you are feeling the itch to get out, or if you are new to off-roading and want to start getting comfortable behind the wheel, as the trailhead is only about an hour from the base of Poudre Canyon. While driving along the trail, you can't help but gaze at the absolutely stunning scenic vistas; mountains with snowy peaks that touch the outskirts of the beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Waypoints

1. Camaan Springs Road Trailhead (0 mi)
Camaan Springs Road begins at the intersection with Pingree Park Road. Although the road is easily visible, it is not well marked. The only indication is the typical USFS road number marker, "127" for this road.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: LaPorte, Colorado

Take the Poudre Canyon Highway (Colorado Highway 14) west from US 287 for 25.3 miles to the well-marked Pingree Park Road. Turn left/south on Pingree Park Road for 5.7 miles. Camaan Springs Road is on your left and heads east from this intersection. Look for the USFS road marker that says "127".

Camping

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Trail Reviews (3)

Questions & Answers (1)

Q: Is it “Camman”?
–Keith (06/05/2020)
–Keith (06/06/2020)
–Tim Palmer (06/06/2020)
–John (06/05/2020)

Writer Information

Tim Palmer

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Tim lives and works in Northern Colorado. He has owned and driven 4X4 vehicles his entire adult life including Jeeps, pick ups, ATVs and UTVs. After high school, Tim's first 4X4 was a 47 Willy's CJ-2A with a flat 4 and a 6-volt electrical system. Typically wheeling in Northern Colorado or Southern Wyoming, Tim loves being in the mountains and the back country. Because of a desire to enjoy and promote responsible off-roading and to keep it available for the future, he belongs to a local 4X4 off-road club. Being part of the Trailsoffroad.com community furthers that goal as well. A love for off-road adventures, camping, fishing, and hunting keeps Tim away from pavement and always exploring. While his wife likes the comfort of a Jeep Grand Cherokee, Tim prefers the ruggedness of the Jeep Wrangler. Although most off-road time is spent in Colorado and Wyoming, an occasional trip to the Moab area is common. Tim will spend the summer going topless and enjoying the value of the great outdoors. Amateur Radio Technician license call sign: ke0npg
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