Hiking The Crags, near Divide, CO

Beautiful rock formations, nice rock climbing, hiking along a nice stream.

Near: Divide, CO

Distance: 3.5 miles round trip

Elevation Gain: 630 ft

Hike Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: Easy

Trail Condition: OK, but a few difficult spots

Hike Type: Out and Back

Follow this trail along Fourmile creek all the way up to the Crags. The trail is well traveled and easy to follow. At about the 3/4 of a mile mark, there is an alternative trail that heads off to the left. This trail will also take you to the Crags, just the southern end of them. As the trail nears the crags you will see lots of large rock formations. The last part of this trail gains a lot of elevation, but it’s worth it since the views from the top are wonderful.

No rock climbing is required to get here, but the opportunity is definitely there for those who wish to do so.


To reach the trailhead take highway 24 to Divide CO. At Divide head south on highway 67 for 4.3 miles. Take a left on the road that has a sign for the Crags Campground. Follow this road to the Crags Campground. Turn left into the campground and follow it to the end where you will find a parking lot and a sign for the Crags trail. (Lat:38.87127 Lon:-105.11956)