Great vistas and wildflowers.
In General: Seasonal Closure
- Length: 4 miles
- Driving Time: min. 30 mins
The easy, slightly rough 4wd road travels above the Henderson Mine to the summit of Jones Pass (12,453 ft).
Mile 0.5 – TH
TH leads to a beautiful section of the Colorado Trail winding along the flank of Vasquez Peak. This is a popular mushroom hunting area in season and the trail will lead to some great vistas and abundant summer wildflowers.
Mile 1.4 – Meadow
A picturesque meadow and stream with possible wildlife and wildflower photo ops.
Mile 2.9 – Basin
Acres of Indian Paintbrush in the small basin north of the road.
Mile 3.4 – Switchbacks
Fine views from the switchbacks in this area of the Indian Peaks range to the northeast and the area below the pass to the south.
Mile 2 – Jones Pass
Impressive vistas from the summit in all directions. The Colorado Trail crosses the road.