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Greenhorn Trail

Basics
Location:
30 miles south of Pueblo
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
16.6 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
9 to 10 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
7500 feet
Elevation Change:
3900 feet
Season:
Summer - Fall

Description

The Greenhorn Trail is 7.8 miles long; beginning elevation is 7,460 feet and tops out at 11,340 feet, a gain of 3,880 feet. This trail is moderate for hiking.

Details

Location:
30 miles south of Pueblo
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
16.6 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
9 to 10 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
7500
Elevation Change:
3900
Season:
Summer - Fall
Useful Map(s):
USGS Quads: Rye and San Isabel

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

The Greenhorn Trail has two Trailheads access points.

The first one is located near the town of Rye, Colorado (Rye is 30 miles south of Pueblo) Southwest of Highway 165. Head West through Rye on Main Street, then right on Cuerna Verde to the end of the road.

The second Trailhead is located off Forest Service Road # 360 off Ophir Creek and follows the road to the end.


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