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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Rio Grande National Forest > Saguache Ranger District

Quick Facts

Round Mountain Four-Wheel Drive Road

Beginning Elevation: 9,400 Feet (2930.2 Meters) at the town of Bonanza
Difficulty: Moderate
Ending Elevation: 12,000 Feet (3740.6 Meters) Top of mountains near Round Mountain
Length: 6 Miles (10.0 Kilometers)
Road Number: 890
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Bonanza

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

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The traveler can view the historical mining area in the Bonanza area. From the top of Round Mountain, the traveler has a magnificent view in all directions. Much of the area along this road is private property.

Directions from Highway 285: Take Highway 285 to Villa Grove, then county road to Bonanza.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Late June-Early July through October (NOTE: Opening may vary due to snowpack.) .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving Round Mountain Four-Wheel Drive Road
ICON Viewing Historic Sites Mining in the Bonanza area
ICON Viewing Scenery From the top of Round Mountain

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Frequently Asked Questions
Email the Local Ranger

Visitor Information:

Saguache Ranger Station, 46525 Colorado Highway 114, P.O. Box 67 , Saguache, CO, 81149, Phone: 719-655-2553, TTY: 719-655-2547


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