Location

Sangre de Cristo image by Richard CarsonBelow are directions to cover the routes taken by the majority of our guests. If one of the following routes does not work for you, please call or email us so we can assist you in preparing an appropriate route.

From Denver or Colorado Springs

From Pueblo

From Walsenburg

In all cases, here is the last bit of the way:
Westcliffe and Hermit Basin Map


From Denver or Colorado Springs

  • I-25 to South Academy Exit – West to Hwy #115 South
  • Hwy #115 through Penrose to Florence
  • At Florence, left at Carls’s Jr. onto Hwy #67
  • Hwy #67 to Wetmore, right at Wetmore onto Hwy #96
  • Hwy #96 will turn into Main Street of Westcliffe
  • Go all the way through Westcliffe to 2nd Street – turn left
  • When 2nd Street comes to a “T”, turn right onto Hermit Road
  • From here, all turns are marked by a Hermit Basin sign
  • Go 2 miles on Hermit Basin road to Road #137 / Kettle Lane – turn left
  • Take first right onto Road #150 / Muddy Lane
  • Go straight toward the mountains about 4 miles


From Pueblo

  • Highway #96 West from Pueblo through Wetmore to Westcliffe
  • Hwy #96 will turn into Main Street of Westcliffe
  • Go all the way through Westcliffe to 2nd Street – turn left at Jones Theater
  • When 2nd Street comes to a “T”, turn right onto Hermit Road
  • From here, all turns are marked by a Hermit Basin sign
  • Go 2 miles on Hermit Basin road to Road #137 / Kettle Lane – turn left
  • Take first right onto Road #150 / Muddy Lane
  • Go straight toward the mountains about 4 miles


From Walsenburg

  • I-25 North to Walsenburg
  • At Walsenburg, Highway 69 to Westcliffe
  • Just as you get to the south side of town, watch for the Shell, turn left onto Hermit Lane
  • From here, all turns are marked by a Hermit Basin sign
  • Go 2 miles on Hermit Basin road to Road #137 / Kettle Lane – turn left
  • Take first right onto Road #150 / Muddy Lane
  • Go straight toward the mountains about 4 miles

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