3100 miles • New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho & Montana
Official App of the Continental Divide Trail Coalition
Download our guide to access the Continental Divide Trail (CDT) map, tracks, waypoints, and comments! Considered by many to be the most remote and challenging of the Triple Crown trails. The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail is a 3000+ mile adventure from Mexico to Canada. The trail travels through five western states. It passes through many ecosystems, 25 National Forests, 21 Wilderness Areas, 3 National Parks, and 1 National Monument. The CDT offers an incredible experience to all who visit, including thru-hikers, section-hikers, and day-hikers. Our data for the CDT guide was collected in partnership with Bear Creek Survey Service, LLC. The date is updated by the Continental Divide Trail Coalition. For more information about Bear Creek’s work, visit their website at bearcreeksurvey.com!
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Two routes from the Mexico Border: 86 miles of the Crazy Cook Route from the border to Lordsburg, NM, and 58 miles of the Columbus Gila Route from the border to Deming, NM.
The Continental Divide Trail Thru-Hiker Special includes all 5 sections of the 3,050-mile/4,900-km CDT and 21 alternate routes through New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho and Montana. The Thru-Hiker Special provides a 20% savings over purchasing the 5 sections separately.
789.5 miles from the Mexico Border to Colorado. Includes 1,200+ waypoints (including water sources) and these 9 alternate routes: Columbus Gila (alternate from the Mexico border), Walnut Creek, Gila River, Gila River High Route, Pietown Road Walk, Cebolla, Bonita-Zuni, Mount Taylor, and Ghost Ranch.
CDT mile 789.5 to mile 1529.5 (736 miles through Colorado + 4 miles into Wyoming), from the New Mexico/Colorado border to the Colorado/Wyoming border. Includes 1,100+ waypoints and these 7 alternate routes: Great Divide Alternate, Elwood Pass, Creede Cutoff, Mirror Lake Alternate, Silverthorne, Argentine Spine, and Rocky Mountain National Park Alternate.
CDT mile 1525.5 to mile 2035.5 (507 miles through Wyoming + 3 miles into Idaho), from the Colorado/Wyoming border to the Wyoming/Idaho border. Includes 670+ waypoints and these 3 alternate routes: Cirque of the Towers, Knapsack Col, and Leeds Creek.
CDT mile 2032.5 to mile 2439.1 (406.6 miles) from the Idaho/Wyoming border, along the Idaho/Montana border, then to Johnson Lake, Montana. Includes 360+ waypoints and the Macks Inn alternate route.
CDT mile 2439.1 to mile 3014.6 (575.5 miles) from Johnson Lake, Montana to the USA/Canada border in northern Montana. Includes 590+ waypoints and these alternate routes and side trails: Anaconda Route, Spotted Bear Pass, Chief Mountain (alternate to international border), and 4-mile track to the town of Waterton, Alberta.