Balsamroot Trail

Trail Condition

CLOSED until APRIL 1, 2023 for important winter wildlife habitat. Please respect this seasonal closure.

A rolling 2-mile trail that traverses the northern portion of the lower Foothills, connecting the end of Maiden Lane to the bottom of Horse Lake Road. Open during daylight hours.

NOTE: Some Sage Hills and Balsamroot trail segments temporarily closed for new trailhead construction at Maiden Lane, click here for details


Length: 2 miles from trailhead to the connection with the Sage Hills Trail above the Maiden Lane trailhead

Elevation Gain: 500 ft

Follow this gradual trail on steep slopes from the parking area at the end of the pavement on Horse Lake Road to its connection with the Sage Hills Trail above Maiden Lane. Volunteers planted over 1,800 sagebrush and bitterbrush seedlings here after the 2015 Sleepy Hollow Fire.