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Transfer Trail 4x4 Route

Popular trail above Glenwood Springs

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Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 13.5 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  We usually drive up Coffee Pot Road first, so we can head downhill on the Transfer Trail and enjoy the views at Windy Point and above ... more »

Tips:  Best enjoyed on a clear, sunny day. There are lakes and many more trails at the top and good camping…a great place to spend a weekend.... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Start Here

Large metal sign at yellow gate marks start of trail.

2. Four-way Intersection

As you pass through trees, bear left at 4-way intersection.

3. Windy Point

Great views looking down valley at Windy Point. Caution: Steep cliffs are right next to road. Kids and dogs should probably stay in vehicle.

4. Stay Left

Stay left. Right goes to Yellow Lake.

5. North End of Trail

Signs and small parking area mark north end of trail. You can turn around here and go back down the mountain the way you came or continue north to Coffee Pot Road and follow it downhill to Dotsero. There are many other roads and lakes in the area to explore. See FunTreks "Guide to Northern Colorado Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails."