Sayres Gulch (Forest Road 382) is 2.1 miles in length and begins at South Fork Lake Creek Road (Forest Road 391) 2.7 miles southwest of Highway 82. The road ends at the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness boundary. Sayres Gulch is a rough road with a significant stream crossing at the beginning of the route. It continues into an alpine valley filled with willow bushes and beaver ponds. Hikers gain access to the Sayres Gulch Trail, 1465, and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness from Sayres Gulch Road.
Directions from Twin Lakes: Travel 8 miles west of Twin Lakes Village on Highway 82 to South Fork Lake Creek Road. This is Forest Road 391 and will be on the left or south side of the highway. Follow this four-wheel drive road 2.7 miles to Forest Road 382 on the left side of South Fork Lake Creek Road. This is Sayres Gulch Road.
May through October
(NOTE: Snow may obstruct the trail during Fall, Winter and Spring months.)