Molas Pass Trails

Located approximately 5 miles south of Silverton, CO along U.S. Highway 550 are several trails near Molas Pass which are accessible off of the highway. Each of the trails provide access to a lake.

Trail Name Difficulty Distance (1-way) Elev. Gain
1. Molas to Animas River Moderate 3.4 mi / 5.8 km 1,690 ft
2. Little Molas Moderate 1.0 mi / 1.6 km 100 ft
3. Andrews Lake Easy 0.6 mi / 0.9 km 60 ft
4. Crater Lake Moderate 5.1 mi / 8.2 km 1,990 ft


Molas Trails
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Andrews Lake
Andrews Lake.
Little Molas Lake
Little Molas Lake.
Little Molas Lake Day Use Rules
Little Molas Lake Day Use Rules.

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