This trail has two trailheads. The east end of the trail is in Geneva Creek Valley, and is located as follows: From Bailey, drive west on U.S. Hwy 285 for 10.8 miles to Grant. Turn right (north) on Park County Road #62 (sometimes called the Guanella Pass Road) and drive 4.9 miles to the trailhead at a turn in the road. There is a sign and gate on the left (north) side of the road at the trailhead. Parking is available 0.2 miles further at the parking area for the Abyss Lake/Burning Bear East trailhead
The west end of the trail is in Hall Valley and is located as follows: From Bailey drive west on U.S. Hwy 285 for 14.9 miles. Turn right (north) on Park County Road #60 (also designated as Forest Service Road #120) and drive 3 miles to a parking area on the right side of the road. The upper parts of Park County Road #60 are not recommended for low clearance vehicles, but the portion up to this trailhead is accessible to all vehicles.
BIKING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING
The Burning Bear West trailhead provides access to the Burning Bear Trail (#601). The trail is approxmately 6 miles, going from Hall Valley (Park County Route 60) to Geneva Creek.