Cameron Pass

Cameron Pass: enjoy a road among the clouds

Cameron Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.132m (10,276ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Jackson County and Larimer County, in north central Colorado in the United States.

Is Cameron Pass paved?

Located in the Rocky Mountains, the road to the summit is paved. It’s called State Highway 14 (Poudre Canyon Road). The pass sits between the towns of Willey Lumber Camp and Spencer Heights. It has a mild approach from the East, and is steep from the West. It was named for Robert Cameron, the founder of the Fort Collins Agricultural Colony in the 1870s.

Is Cameron Pass open?

This road is usually open all year, but it can be closed anytime when the access is not cleared of snow. The pass receives much snow during the winter months and is prone to avalanches. Snow can persist on Cameron Pass into Late July or August. Altitude and extreme weather are always a factor at any time of year.

 

NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.