Cheesman Canyon Trailhead, Colorado Hiking Trail Information

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Cheesman Canyon Trailhead

The Cheesman Canyon Trailhead is located along Jefferson County Route 126, approximately 22 miles from south of Pine Junction from US Highway 285.

The five-mile Gill Trail #610 follows the South Platte River through Cheesman Canyon and ends at the upper Cheesman Reservoir trailhead. The trail is difficult and steep in many sections and there are no facilities in the canyon. Help protect the canyon by staying on designated trails.

User Regulations:
Trailhead

  • No fees; donations accepted
  • No overnight use
  • No overnight parking
  • Park in designated spaces only

Cheesman Canyon

  • Flies and lures only
  • Catch and release only
  • Stay on designated trails
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times
  • Pack it in, Pack it out

Protect these waters from Aquatic Nuisance Species.