- Southwest of Denver
- 8 mile roundtrip
- 4 to 5 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 11000 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 1000 feet
- Summer - Fall
This trail provides access to the Continental Divide. Black Powder Pass and the Boreas Pass Road (via the Continental Divide).
This trail is not always easy to follow and is not well signed.
French Pass is a Continental Divide crossing between Bald Mountain and Mt Guyot.
The view to the south as the hiker returns down the trail is across South Park to the Tarrvall Mountains.
Map + Directions
Southwest of Denver
Access to the French Pass Trail begins off of the Michigan Creek Road, FDR 54. Continue on this road toward Georgia Pass. Drive 2-1/4 miles past Michigan Creek Campground to a point where the road crosses French Creek. Park in a flat area just before reaching this crossing.