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Alpine Trail Ouray Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
The trail switches back and forth steeply many times to climb to the flat top ridges of High Mesa and Big Park. The travel time by horse is about 2 days.
Aspen Mtn/Summer Road Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This fairly well maintained dirt road winds its way up the face of Aspen Mountain providing nice views of Aspen and the surrounding area. it is heavily used by four-wheel drivers, mountain bikers, hikers and off-road vehicles of every sort.
Augusta Mine Trail Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
The Augusta Mine Trail begins on the Poverty Gulch Road and follows it to the abandoned mine site.
Baker Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Baker Trail is accessed via Dodgeton or Indian Creek Trails, making a loop trip possible.
Bar Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Bar Trail is 4 miles long with an intermediate level of difficulty. It is the most popular and most heavily used motorized trail in the Rampart Range Area.
Bear Creek Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Bear Creek Motorized Trail forms a 7 mile loop from its intersection with Russell Gulch Motorized Trail. It connects with the Colorado Trail in the northern section of the loop so riders should use extra caution.
Bear Creek Trail (Divide Ranger District) Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This trail is popular with hunters, motorcycles and ATVs, but check current road conditions. It also makes a nice loop trip.
Bear Creek Trail (Taylor River Ranger District) Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Bear Creek Trail is used primarily by motorcyclists. It stems from Spring Creek Road and Deadman Gulch Trailhead.
Bears Ears Trail Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District,
Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests
The Bears Ears Trail #1144 is located north of Craig and Hayden. The trail makes a 44 mile loop around Black Mountain and Bears Ears, with numerous access points.
Beartown Road Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This scenic, remote and primitive road that is a fairly popular side trip off the Stony Pass Road (Forest Road 520) between Creede and Silverton.
Benson's Cabin Four-Wheel Drive Road Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This four-wheel drive road is a short spur off of the Shrine Pass Road, located east of Redcliff.
Big Lake Trail Conejos Peak Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
There is little outstanding scenery along the trail, but it is a pleasant experience, with many wildflowers during the summer. The trail is recommended for the more experienced hiker.
Birdseye Gulch Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a difficult ride through Leadville's historic mining district and some beautiful views if you chance to look around. The route down is steep and rocky with a bog you won't forget.
Block and Tackle Trail Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Block and Tackle Trail is located east of Crested Butte. It leads from East Brush Creek Road, 738.2B, to Cement Creek Road, 740.
Bristol Head Peak Road 532 Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
From the head of Bristol Head Peak, a magnificent panoramic view of the entire region exists for miles in summer and winter.
Brush Creek Road #738 Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
This road is a popular route for off-road vehicles, including mountain bikes, between Aspen and Crested Butte. The road is extremely technical when it nears Pearl Pass.
Buckeye Gulch Four-Wheel Drive Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a short four-wheel drive road that can be hiked or biked as well. The road ends at Buckeye Trail which leads to Buckeye Lake.
Cabin Creek Road # 743.3A Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
This road climbs and traverses the mesas east of Gunnison. Travel restrictions may be in effect in this area, please check current conditions at the Gunnison National Forest office.
Cabin Ridge Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Cabin Ridge Trail is 4 miles long one way and rated easy by the Forest Service. It is heavily used by hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists and ATV riders.
Carbon Creek Road #737 Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
The road is usually passable by two wheel drive vehicles and follows Carbon Creek for the entire distance.
Carbon-Red Mountain Road # 563 Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Carbon-Red Mountain Road breaks from Carbon Creek Road on the southeastern flanks of Carbon Peak. The road eventually makes a loop and returns to Carbon Creek Road.
Cement Creek Road #740 Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
This road follows Cement Creek it's entire distance. It is a popular, but remote area for many types of summer and winter recreation opportunities.
Chalk Mountain Unimproved Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Chalk Mountain Road leads users through old growth spruce/fir forest and alpine meadows.
Cinnamon Pass - Engineer Pass Road Cebolla Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
This four-wheel drive loop offers moderate to difficult terrain and expansive views of the surrounding areas.
Clear Creek Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Clear Creek Road is passable by most two-wheel drive vehicles. Many recreation opportunities are accessible from this road including hiking, fishing, viewing scenery, touring historic sites, mountain biking and four-wheel driving.
Clohesy's Lake Four-Wheel Drive Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This road is a fork from Clear Creek Road that leads to Clohesy's Lake with hiker access to Pear Lake. Clohesy's Lake Road is recommended for high clearance vehicles only as it is extremely rough.
Continental Divide - Carson Saddle to Stony Pass (Rio Grande Reservoir) Tra Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
Excellent views and good fishing and campsites can be found along this entire trail segment.
Continental Divide - San Luis Pass to Spring Creek Pass Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This is another scenic stretch of the Continental Divide and Colorado Trails. It is possible to see elk and other wildlife.
Continental Divide - Spring Creek Pass to Carson Saddle Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
There are scattered spruce-fir trees and willow brush until one gains the top of Jarosa Mesa, then the route traverses open alpine parks before descending just below the crest of the Continental Divide to Carson.
Crystal City Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Deadhorse Mill, or Crystal Mill, a historical landmark, stands next to the Crystal River west of the town of Crystal as a reminder of the mining economy that brought settlers to the region.
Crystal Creek Road South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Crystal Creek Road is located west of the West Creek area. A series of motorized trails are designated in this region for ATVs and motorcycles.
Crystal Lake Road 532a Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This is a short (2.5 miles) scenic primitive road that leads to Crystal Lake. This five-acre lake usually provides fair to good catches of rainbow, cutthroat, and brook trout.
Cuchara Recreation Area San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Cuchara Recreation Area gives outdoor enthusiasts a myriad of choices: picnicking, hiking and walking, hunting and lake fishing as well as a four-wheel drive road and trail suitable for ATVs and dirt bikes.
Davenport Loop Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Davenport Loop provides an excellent day trip opportunity for trail bike users or hikers. The loop is composed of segments of four National Forest trails identified as the Squirrel Creek Access Trail.
Dead Horse Road--Long Park Loop Four-Wheel Drive Road Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Starting from the Long Park end of the loop, you travel the divide between the White River and Williams Fork drainages on your way to the Dead Horse end of the loop.
Devil Slide Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Devil Slide Trail leads 6.4 miles south from trail 675 to trail 677. The trail is rated for intermediate to expert ability levels and sees moderate use.
Doctor Park Road #744.2C Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Doctor Park Road (744.2C) stems from Spring Creek Road north of Taylor Canyon Road. It provides access to hiking, biking and motorized trails.
Doctor Park Trail Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Doctor Park Trail provides an excellent day ride or hike. This is a multi-use trail and not the best to take if solitude is what you're seeking.
Dodgeton Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This trail starts at Spring Creek Trailhead, where there is parking, a new toilet and picnicking facilities. It is designated as a multiple use trail.
Double Top Trail Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Double Top Trail leads south from East Brush Creek Trail, 400, to Farris Creek Trail, 409. This trail combined with Brush Creek Road forms a popular mountain biking loop.
Dry Creek Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
The trail starts in the low country and climbs steadily towards Bennett Mountain. The views are incredible and other trails and roads connect, which give enthusiasts many opportunities to make a loop trip.
Dry Gulch Road # 812 Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Dry Gulch Road leads northeast from Highway 50 seven miles east of Gunnison. This road ends at the Fossil Ridge Wilderness boundary.
Eagle/Thomasville Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This road is not a four wheel drive road, but is very dangerous and slippery when wet. Do not drive on it if rain is in the forecast or it has recently rained!
East Brush Road #738.2B Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
East Brush Creek forks from Brush Creek eight and a half miles from Highway 135. It leads to the Brush Creek and Block and Tackle Trailhead.
East Willow Creek Road Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This 5.1 mile road begins up West Willow Creek Road and much of the land along the road is private property, but you will see the old Creede townsite.
Echo Canyon Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a short but steep trail. Excellent opportunities for viewing high alpine scenery and wildlife.
Elk Park Grand Junction Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Elk Park Trail leads northeast from Forest Road 128 following Middle Creek. The trail ends in the Gunnison National Forest at Overland Reservoir.
Express Creek/Taylor Pass Road Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a popular high-altitude jeep route beginning at Express Creek Road. Because of the altitude snow is often present well into mid-July.
Fern Creek Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
The Fern Creek Trail is primarily used for access to the popular Ruby Lake Area. Beyond the Ruby Lake Area toward Little Squaw Creek and Big Squaw Creek is often used very lightly in the summer months.
Flat Rock Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Flat Rock Motorized Trail, # 674, leads 4.1 miles between Cabin Ridge Trail and Bar Trail. It is rated at an intermediate ability level and gets heavy use.
Flat Top Road Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
This road accesses Flat Top Mountain from Ohio Creek Pass. It provides views of the Ohio Creek and Gunnison River drainages.
Flume Creek Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This road near Twin Lakes provides access to the backcountry for various uses. Because it is not within a wilderness area boundary, motorized vehicles may be operated on Flume Creek Road to the gate closure.
Foresters Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Foresters Trail, #701, is open to foot, bike and motorized traffic. Located in the beautiful Cheyenne Canyon, this trail leads to or begins in the Frosty Park area.
Four Mile Four-Wheel Drive Road Saguache Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This road provides a jeep road between Saguache Park and the Luders Creek area. Water is available in several streams along the way. Saguache Park is a very large dry park with several fishable streams.
Four Mile Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This road passes through aspen and conifer groves and meadows. It is used mainly by campers, hunters, bikers and drivers who want to see some beautiful scenery.
Four Mile-Widow Springs Four-Wheel Drive Road Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Four Mile Road rises out of Miller Creek, following Four Mile Creek towards the junction to the Var HL Road. The Widow Sprigs Road traverses the area to the east of the Four Mile Road.
Fremont's Camp Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
The trail passes through several ecosystems as it climbs and from the lower parts of the trail the high cliffs for which Cathedral Campground is named can be seen.
Frisco-Fitton Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This trail connects two major trails, Bennett Trail (Forest Trail 872) and West Frisco Trail (Forest Road 850). This trail has steep sections and is difficult for beginners. Rocky cliffs can be seen.
Gramp's Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Gramp's Trail, #657, leads 2.7 miles southwest from Rampart Range Road to Trail 675. The trailhead for this intermediate connector lies 5.75 miles south of Highway 67 on Rampart Range Road.
Green Ridge Four-Wheel Drive Road Canyon Lakes Ranger District,
Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests
This trail runs between the Laramie River Road at Chambers Lake to the Bald Mountain Jeep Trail. It is open to hikers, horsemen, four-wheel drives, ATVs and bicyclists.
Gunsight Pass Road Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Gunsight Pass Road lies north of Crested Butte and can be accessed from Slate River Road. The road is passable for five miles to the Daisy Mine.
Hackett Gulch Loop South Park Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Hackett Gulch area encompasses the beautiful canyon along the South Platte River. Fishing, camping and motorized recreation are popular pastimes along this stretch of the river.
Hagerman Pass Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Visitors traveling the entire Hagerman Pass Road from Turquoise Lake Road (Forest Road 105) to Fryingpan Lakes Road (State Highway 4) drive 22.5 miles.
Hagerman Pass Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Hagerman Pass area is a relaxing ride packed with tons of beautiful scenery. There are campgrounds at Turquoise lake and Ruedi Reservoir that provide convenient camping and fishing.
Halfmoon Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
Halfmoon Road begins on Fish Hatchery Road (#300) and continue to the Champion Mine. The first 7 miles are accessible to 2 WD vehicles.
Hancock Pass Four-Wheel Drive Road Cebolla Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Hancock Pass Road, Forest Service Road 266/County Road 299, leads two and a half miles north from Tomichi Pass to Forest Road 298. This is the only drivable route over the Continental Divide in the area.
Hay Flats Four-Wheel Drive Road Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This road climbs Gooseberry Creek to reach Hay Flats on its way to the West Miller Creek drainage.
Hermosa Creek Trail Columbine Ranger District,
San Juan National Forest
Renowned among mountain bikers, this trail offers a lengthy trip back to Hermosa, mostly paralleling the creek, with great side hikes and loop trips. This trail is also used by hikers, horses, motorcycles and ATVs.
High Trail Four-Wheel Drive Road Eagle Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This road begins along the Colorado River at the mouth of Red Dirt Creek. It travels up Red Dirt Creek then up onto Derby Mesa, where it intersects the Derby Mesa Road/County Road 39.
Highline Loop National Recreation Trail Mancos-Dolores Ranger District,
San Juan National Forest
This trail was designated a National Recreation Trail in 1979. The trail was so designated because of its scenic recreational values.
Hinkle Road Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
This road has many washouts and is extremely rough in places. It provides access to Red Mountain Lake via Ohio Creek Road.
Holy Cross City Four-Wheel Drive Road Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This very difficult road, near Homestake Creek south of Minturn, leads to the ghost town of Holy Cross City.
Howey Reservoir Four-Wheel Drive Road Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Howey Reservoir road starts from Hay Flats road and offers access to Big Mountain, Coulter Mesa and the Bar HL Park area, by way of Middle Rifle Creek.
Hubbard Cave Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Hubbard Cave Road takes you to within 1/4 mile of Hubbard Cave. Hike the trail to the cave which has approximately 3,000 feet of passage with a vertical relief of only 50 feet.
Huntsman Ridge Redstone Area,
Grand Mesa National Forest
Illinois Road Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
The first two miles of this road are usually passable by two-wheel drive vehicles. This trail can be used to access the Timberline Trail and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness(Closed to 4 WD vehicles).
Independence Pass Area Independence Pass Area,
Aspen Ranger District
The Independence Pass Area is located east of Aspen and offers a high concentration of attractions in a scenic alpine setting. The pass is closed in winter to vehicular traffic with the exception of snowmobiles.
Indian Creek Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The trail starts at the north end of Bear Lake; connects with Baker and Dodgeton Trails, goes over Raspberry Mountain and ends at Indian Creek Road (County Road 421).
Italian Creek Road #759 Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
This road connects Taylor River Road to Cement Creek Road and accesses fishing on Italian Creek.
Jarosa Mesa Primitive Road Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
This primitive road begins at Spring Creek Pass (10,898 feet elevation) within Spring Creek Pass Campground. The entire length of the Jarosa Mesa Primitive Road (approximately 8.6 miles) follows along the Continental Divide.
Jones Park Trail Pikes Peak Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Jones Park Trail, also known as "Cap'n Jacks", is a locals favorite. It extends 6 miles from Forest Road 380 to a dead end at 10,100'.
Kobey Park Road Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Kobey Park is an old logging area with many spur roads winding through it. This is a fairly well maintained 4 WD road, used by mountain bikes, 4 WD's, dirt bikes, and snowmobiles in the winter.
La Garita - Spring Creek Pass to Rat Creek Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
The trail provides excellent panoramic views in all directions. A feeling of vastness can be experienced while traveling across the immense open space one finds on Snow Mesa.
La Garita Creek Trail Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
The trail goes through all types of terrain as it goes toward Mesa Mountain (12,944 feet in elevation). The trail is used by horsemen, ATVs, motorcycles and foot traffic.
Lake Fork Creek Trail Conejos Peak Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
The trail is a gentle hike along the Lake Fork Creek to Big Lake. The trail then climbs steeply to a saddle between Forest King Mountain and Mammoth Mountain and drops steeply into the community of Platoro.
Lakes of the Clouds Trail San Carlos Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
There is no designated parking at the trailhead but there is ample parking along the road. You follow the Rainbow Trail for 2 miles of gentle walking to the marked trailhead for Lake of the Clouds.
Lead King Basin Road Sopris Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Lead King Basin four-wheel drive road passes very close to the boundary of the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness and affords some spectacular views of mountains, meadows, and canyons.
Lenado Trail Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
Smuggler Road is used heavily by mountain bikes, runners and hikers. The section of trail through Hunter Creek is not as heavily used, but is popular with hikers and mountain bikers, and cross country skiers in the winter.
Lily Ponds Trail Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
This is a nice stroll, great for morning or evening wildlife viewing and birding or fishing.
Lime Creek Four-Wheel Drive Road Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This is a short spur off the Shrine Pass Road. It can be accessed from either the Redcliff or the Vail Pass end of the Shrine Pass Road.
Lincoln Creek Road Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
There is access to many activities along the first six miles of the road. The section of road from Grizzly Reservoir to the ghost town of Ruby is much less traveled and suitable only for hiking, mountain biking and 4 WD.
Little Annie Road Aspen Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This road is fairly well maintained, but used heavily by 4 WD's, especially on weekends. This is a very scenic ride with great views of the Mount Hayden and the Castle Creek Valley.
Long Hollow Motorized Trail South Platte Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The Long Hollow Trail, #649, leads 5.5 miles south from Noodle Trail, #677. The route has an intermediate rating and receives little use. It may be made into a loop ride in connection with Trout Creek Trail, #649.
Long Park Trail Blanco Ranger District,
White River National Forest
The Long Park Trail connects the Deadhorse-Long Park Loop four-wheel drive road #230 and the North Fork Road, County Road 8; also it connects with Lost Park Road #293.
Lost Canyon Four-Wheel Drive Road Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
The road winds through lodgepole stands and passes an abandoned placer mining operation on Lost Canyon Creek. It gets rough and rocky beyond a few miles, we recommend the use of a high clearance 4 WD vehicle.
Lost Canyon Road #743 Taylor River Ranger District,
Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests
Lost Canyon Road is a popular place for motorized vehicles and mountain bikes. It leads to and intersects with several other four-wheel drive roads northeast of Gunnison.
Lost Trail Creek Divide Ranger District,
Rio Grande National Forest
Excellent views and good fishing are both possible along this trail. Evidence of recent and historic mining activity is visible near Carson Pass on the Continental Divide.
McAllister Gulch/Hornsilver Mountain Four-Wheel Drive Road Holy Cross Ranger District,
White River National Forest
This steep and difficult jeep road begins south of Minturn at Camp Hale. It eventually links into the Wearyman, then the Shrine Pass roads, ending in the town of Redcliff.
McNassar Gulch Leadville Ranger District,
Pike and San Isabel National Forests
McNassar Gulch Road (Forest Road 394) begins on South Fork Lake Creek Road 3.3 miles southwest of Highway 82. It ends after 1.5 miles at a gate to a private road.
Medano Pass Primitive Road Great Sand Dunes National Monument The Medano Pass Primitive Road is a four-wheel drive road that begins in the park and goes north to Medano Pass and the Rio Grande National Forest.
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