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.
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.
|Land Agency||United States Forest Service|
|Trail Region||Red Feather Lakes|
|Total Length||6.1+ miles, depending upon route|
|Min Elevation||7,866 feet|
|Max Elevation||8,177 feet|
|Total Climbing||653 feet|