The trailhead is located on Highway 36, seven miles east of Estes Park, or twelve miles west of Lyons.
The trail goes into Homestead Meadows where there are eight historical homesteads. The homesteads were built in the late 1800s-early 1900s before most were abandoned. There are interpretive signs at each homestead.
|Land Agency||United States Forest Service|
|Trail Region||Estes Park|
|Total Length||7.6 Miles Round Trip|
|Min Elevation||7,284 Feet|
|Max Elevation||8,632 Feet|
|Total Climbing||1,535 Feet|