Conservation – The Crags Trail


Conservation – The Crags Trail

RMFI has been rerouting the CRAGS TRL to DEVILS PLAYGROUND since 2019. This is your opportunity to help for 2 days and camp out with RMFI.

  • Sat, Jul 13, 2024 — Sun, Jul 14, 2024
  • Pikes Peak
  • Camping, Conservation, Environmental Awareness
  • Adults
  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 4.54 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 818 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 11,400 ft

Coming from Highway 24 you will be turning left off of Hwy 67 just after the entrance to Mueller State Park onto Teller County Road 62. The sign reads, "CR 62" and there is also a brown Forest Service sign that points you in the direction of the Crags; this sign reads "Crags C.R. 3 1/2". You will now be on a dirt road for the remainder of the drive. This road is accessible to non 4x4 vehicles though we recommend that you drive carefully. Approximately 1.6 miles up CR 62 you will reach a fork at the Rocky Mountain Mennonite Camp, stay to your RIGHT. You will continue up CR 62 for another 2.5 miles into a more forested section of the road. You will pass the Raspberry Mountain Trailhead, the Crags Trailhead, and will pass the Campground. Once you have passed the campground, the road continues, and past a large meadow on your right, there will be a dirt road on your left with a gate, you have arrived where a RMFI staff member will let you through. This is a passable steep dirt road that does not require a 4x4 vehicle. The road is free of obstacles though we do recommend a vehicle that has some clearance and tires that are in good condition as you will be parking up the road in a clearing.  8:15 AM at site.

You will also need to sign up with RMFI.  Here's that link:

Volunteers will be parking in an area not open to the public so please follow directions carefully once you leave Highway 67 there is little to no cell phone service. To arrive at this location you will follow the driving directions, a map link has been provided for reference. This is the location of the gate where a RMFI Staff member will meet you at and provide access for the workday only. 

Forest Service Gate (no public access)


The Crags Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

We will be camping.  Bring minimum 2 ltrs of water for Saturday workday, RMFI will have water for Saturday night and Sunday.  Please review RMFI's "Packing List" for what to bring. Questions please contact me; Dean 

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