0 (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)
2WD paved to the TH.
The trailhead is west of Colorado 7 and can be reached from the north or the south. For the northern approach, drive 9.2 miles south from the intersection of US 36 and CO 7 to the turnoff for the Ranger Station. For the southern approach, drive north 10 miles from the junction of CO 7 and CO 72 on the Peak to Peak Highway to the Ranger Station turnoff. From the turnoff drive west 1 mile to the trailhead. Note: Car-camping is not allowed in the parking area. There is a tent campground nearby and a couple of full campgrounds near Meeker Park.
Parking: Large lot but it fills up very early in the morning.
Camping: No camping at the trailhead but you could try to get a spot at the Long Peak Campground nearby. South on Highway 7 there are two campgrounds near Allenspark: Meeker Overflow and Olive Ridge.
Trailhead added by BillMiddlebrook