Mount Margaret

mt_margaret_headerMount Margaret trail map (PDF)

Trail Location

From Fort Collins take Highway 287 north to Ted’s place (corner of Hwy 14 and US287). Continue north on US287 for 11 miles. Turn left onto CR74E at the Forks. Follow CR74E for 20.5 miles, the Mt. Margaret trailhead is on the right.

Trail Information

Mt. Margaret is located on decommissioned roads. Two designated loops are marked in addition to the main to trail to the Mt. Margaret summit. This is a great beginner trail, or a nice place to play with your cyclocross/rigid bike. Be prepared for a few sandy sections if it hasn’t rained in a long time.

Topographic Details

Land Agency United States Forest Service
Trail Region Red Feather Lakes
Required Fees None
Total Length 6.1+ miles, depending upon route
Min Elevation 7,866 feet
Max Elevation 8,177 feet
Total Climbing 653 feet