BUSHDUCKS COLORADO JEEP TRAILS
WHEN ARE THEY PASSABLE?
DATES FOR 2015

Updated: 03/27/2015

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The status of many popular high elevation 4x4 trails in Colorado is listed below and updated as the trails open or close. The list includes the main trails plus some 2wd access roads. The voluntary updates come from many sources, including the National Forest service, the BLM, and interested individuals. As the Colorado mountain weather can be highly unpredictable, please check with the relevant information body yourself for any recent changes. Conditions can change without notice. It is also subjective - a trail one person says is open, may be considered too dangerous to travel by another.

As a guide, you can view the dates and information from the 2014 season, 2013 season, 2012 season, 2011 season, 2010 season, 2009 season, 2008 season, 2007 season, 2006 season, 2005 Season, 2004 Season,2003 Season, the 2002 Season or the 2001 Season.

This list is intended as a guide only and no responsibility is taken for any incident arising from mis-information. The ultimate responsibility as to whether the trail is safe to travel, within the capabilities of yourself and your vehicle, or indeed open at all, is taken by YOU. If in doubt, DO NOT TRAVEL. The inclusion of any trail on this page does not mean it is open or legal to travel. Conditions change, and trail status may change, sometimes without warning. Use common sense, and do not go around closure barriers.

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Alta Lakes Road Animas Forks Argentine Pass/Waldorf Mine Alpine Tunnel
Ballard Road Bangs Canyon Barbour Forks Billings Lake
Bill Moore Lake Birdseye Gulch Black Bear Pass Bolam Pass
Boreas Pass Blowout Pass Breakneck and Browns Passes Bunce County Trail System
Calamity Mesa California Gulch California Pass Caribou Creek
Cement Creek Chalk Mountain Chihuahua Gulch Chinaman Gulch
China Wall Chinns Lakes Cinnamon Pass Coney Flats
Coon Hollow Corkscrew Gulch Cottonwood Pass Cumberland Gulch
Cumberland Pass Cunningham Gulch Deer Creek Democrat Mountain
Devil's Canyon Eagle Rock Elwood Pass Engineer Pass
Fourmile Area Garibaldi Gulch Geneva Creek Georgia Pass
Gold Hill/Switzerland Trail Governor Basin Guanella Pass Gunsight Pass
Green Ridge Road Grizzly Lake Hackett Gulch Hagerman Pass
Halfmoon Creek Hancock Pass Hayden Pass Hermit Pass
Hidden Valley Trail Holy Cross City Hurricane Pass Imogene Pass
Independence Pass Independence Trail Iron Chest Italian Creek Road/Upper Reno Divide
Jenny Creek Trail Jones Pass Kebler Pass Kelly Flats
Kendall Peak and Kendall Mountain Kennebec Pass Kingston Peak Lamartine/Saxon Mountain
LaSalle Pass Last Dollar Road Lead King Basin Left Hand Canyon
Lime Creek Trail Loch Lomond Longwater Gulch Maggie Gulch
Mammoth Gulch Marshall Pass McAllister Gulch Medano Pass
Metberry Gulch Middle St. Vrain Mill Creek/Red Elephant Miller Rock
Miner's Gulch Minnie Gulch Moody Hill Moon/Gamble Gulch
Mosquito Pass Mount Antero Mount Baldy/Captain Jacks Mount Blanca/Como Lakes
Mount Bross Mount McClellan Napoleon Pass No Name Gulch
North Fork Reservoir Road Ohio Pass Ophir Pass Otto Mears Toll Road
Owl Creek Pass Pace Lake Road Peak 9 Trail Pearl Pass
Peru Creek Road Picayune/Placer Gulch Pickle Gulch Pinyon Mesa
Pole Hill Pomeroy Lake Poughkeepsie Gulch Ptarmigan Pass
Radical Hill Rampart Range Red Cone Red Canyon OHV Park
Red & White Mountain Rollins Pass Saints John Santa Fe Peak
Saran Wrap Schofield Pass Scotch Creek Sidney Basin
Slide Lake Spring Creek Spring Creek Pass Shrine Pass
Slate River Road/Paradise Divide Slaughterhouse Gulch Stony Pass Summitville Trail
Swan River Road - Middle Fork Swan River Road - North Fork & Wise Mountain Swan River Road - South Fork Taylor Mountain
Taylor Pass Tincup Pass Tomichi Pass Treasure Mountain Loop
Twin Cone Uncompahgre Plateau Area Wager Gulch Warden Gulch
Wearyman Creek (FS747) Webster Pass/Handcart Gulch Weston Pass Wheeler Geological Area
Wheeler Lake Williams Pass Wurts Ditch Road Yankee Boy Basin
Yankee Hill      

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TRAIL NAME NATIONAL FOREST NAME/DISTRICT PHONE NUMBER STATUS DATE UPD.
Alta Lakes Road
FR623
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
 
Animas Forks Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
 
Argentine Pass/Waldorf Mine
FR248
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Alpine Tunnel San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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Ballard Road Fort Collins Region      
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Bangs Canyon BLM      
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Barbour Forks White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
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Billings Lake
CR240
Chaffee County 719-539-6961    
COMMENTS:
 
Bill Moore Lake Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Birdseye Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
 
Black Bear Pass
FR648
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835    
COMMENTS:
 
Blowout Pass Rio Grande/Divide      
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Bolam Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Boreas Pass White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Breakneck and Browns Passes (FR175/176) Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
 
Bunce School Trail System
FR115
Boulder 303�541-2500    
COMMENTS:
 
Calamity Mesa BLM Grand Junction 303-239-3600    
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California Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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California Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Caribou Creek Boulder 303-541-2500    
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Carnage Canyon San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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Cement Creek Road Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
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Chalk Mountain White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
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Chihuahua Gulch White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Chinaman Gulch San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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China Wall Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
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Chinns Lake Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Cinammon Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
 
Coney Flats
FR507
Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
 
Coon Hollow BLM Grand Junction 303-239-3600    
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Corkscrew Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
 
Cottonwood Pass
FR209/FR306
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
 
Cumberland Gulch Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Cumberland Pass San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
 
Cunningham Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
 
Deer Creek White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Democrat Mountain Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
 
Devil's Canyon White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
COMMENTS:
 
Eagle Rock Teller County Near Colorado Springs    
COMMENTS:
 
Elwood Pass Rio Grande/Conejos
San Juan/Pagosa
719-274-8971
970-264-2268
   
COMMENTS:
 
Engineer Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
 
Fourmile Travel Area San Isabel 719-486-0749    
COMMENTS:
 
Garibaldi Gulch White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Geneva Creek White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
COMMENTS:
 
Georgia Pass White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Gold Hill/Switzerland Trail Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
 
Governor Basin Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300
970
   
COMMENTS:
 
Green Ridge Road Roosevelt National Forest 970-498-1100    
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Grizzly Lake San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
 
Guanella Pass
CR62
White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
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Gunsight Pass White River/Sopris District 970-963-2266    
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Hackett Gulch
FR220
Pike National Forest Near Colorado Springs    
COMMENTS:
 
Hagerman Pass
FR105
San Isabel/Leadville
White River/Sopris
719-486-0749
970-963-2266
   
COMMENTS:
 
Halfmoon Creek San Isabel/Leadville
White River/Sopris
719-486-0749
970-963-2266
   
COMMENTS:
 
Hancock Pass
FR295
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
 
Hayden Pass
FR970
Rio Grande/Saguache
San Isabel/Salida
719-655-2547
719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
 
Hermit Pass Rio Grande/Saguache
San Isabel/San Carlos
719-655-2547
719-269-8500
   
COMMENTS:
 
Hidden Valley Trail Pike/South Platte 303-275-5610    
COMMENTS:
 
Holy Cross City San Isabel/Leadville
White River/Sopris
719-486-0749
970-963-2266
   
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Hurricane Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
 
Imogene Pass
FR869
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835    
COMMENTS:
 
Independence Pass
CO82
Park County      
COMMENTS:
 
Independence Trail Canyon City      
COMMENTS:
 
Iron Chest San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
 
Italian Creek Road/Upper Reno Divide Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
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Jenny Creek Trail Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Jones Pass Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Kebler Pass
CR12
Paonia; 970-527-4131    
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Kelly Flats Canyon Lakes 970-295-6700    
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Kendall Peak and Kendall Mountain Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Kennebec Pass San Juan Public Lands 970-247-4874    
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Kingston Peak
FR353
Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
 
Lamartine/Saxon Mountain Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
 
LaSalle Pass
CR44
Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
 
Last Dollar Road
FR638
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835    
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Lead King Basin White River/Sopris District 970-963-2266    
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Left Hand Canyon Boulder 303-541-2500    
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Lime Creek Trail Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Loch Lomond Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Longwater Gulch
FR221
Pike National Forest      
COMMENTS:
 
Maggie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Mammoth Gulch Boulder 303-65533;541-2500    
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Marshall Pass
CR200
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
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McAllister Gulch White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
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Medano Pass Rio Grande/Saguache
San Isabel/San Carlos
National Parks
719-655-2547
719-269-8500
719-378-6399
   
COMMENTS:
 
Metberry Gulch Teller County      
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Middle St. Vrain
FR114
Boulder 303-541-2500    
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Mill Creek/Red Elephant Trail Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Miller Rock Boulder 303-541-2500    
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Miner's Gulch Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Minnie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Moody Hill Canyon Lakes 970-295-6700    
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Moon/Gamble Gulch Boulder 303-541-2500    
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Mosquito Pass Pike/South Park
San Isabel/Leadville
719-836-2031
719-486-0749
   
COMMENTS:
 
Mount Antero
FR277/278
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
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Mount Baldy/Captain Jacks Pike National Forest/ El Paso County 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
 
Mount Blanca/Como Lakes Rio Grande/Saguache 719-655-2547    
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Mount Bross Pike/South Park 719-836-2031    
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Mount McClellan Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
 
Napoleon Pass San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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No Name Gulch White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
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North Fork Reservoir Road San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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Ohio Pass Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
 
Ophir Pass
FR630
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835    
COMMENTS:
 
Otto Mears Toll Road San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
 
Owl Creek Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
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Pace Lake Road BLM Grand Junction 303-239-3600    
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Peak 9 Trail
FR248
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Pearl Pass Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
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Peru Creek Road White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Picayune/Placer Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
 
Pickle Gulch Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000 Partially Open 3/25/15
COMMENTS:
3/25/15 - No. I don't have a mileage, sorry. We made it quite a ways but got stopped by a large, maybe 10 foot high snow drift. Hiking past that showed a few more like it. Two jeeps spent about an hour driving up until we got stopped.
 
Pinyon Mesa        
COMMENTS:
 
Pole Hill Canyon Lakes 970-498-2770    
COMMENTS:
 
Pomeroy Lake
FR297
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
 
Poughkeepsie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
 
Ptarmigan Pass White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
 
Radical Hill White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Rampart Range Pike/South Platte 303-275-5610    
COMMENTS:
 
Red Cone White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
COMMENTS:
 
Red Canyon Park Canyon City    
COMMENTS:
 
Rollins Pass - East Side Roosevelt/Boulder 303-541-2500 Mostly closed 3/25/2015
COMMENTS:
3/25/2015 - There is a good amount of snow that we got through. Our smallest rig was a lifted Jeep TJ on 35's and locked front and rear. We had to winch a couple of times. The snow was soft and was packing down really well. We made it across several drifts that were up to a few feed deep and we only sank in maybe 12". We spent some time playing in the big puddle at the first hard left switchback. We made it a ways past that but got stopped on a long uphill grade that was drifted maybe 5 feet deep. We never did find the dirt and we had to do a lot of shoveling and winching to get turned around there.
 
Rollins Pass - West Side Arapaho/Sulphur 970-887-4100    
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Red and White Mountain White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
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Saints John White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Santa Fe Peak White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Saran Wrap Pike National Forest Near Colorado Springs    
COMMENTS:
 
Schofield Pass White River/Sophris District 970-963-2266 Closed 2/28/15
COMMENTS:
2/28/15 = No, not for 4x4's at this time. Hiking with Shoe shoes yes or on snowmobiles maybe. Deep snow, hiked back into Crystal mill from Marble. Noticed two small avalanches over the road before the mill. Will take some time to clear the avalanche debris after snow melts.
 
Scotch Creek Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Sevenmile San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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Shrine Pass White River/Holy Cross
White River/Dillon
970-827-5715
970-468-5400
   
COMMENTS:
 
Sidney Basin Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300
970
   
COMMENTS:
 
Slate River Road/Paradise Divide        
COMMENTS:
 
Slaughterhouse Gulch Pike/South Platte 303-275-5610    
COMMENTS:
 
Slide Lake White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
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Spring Creek Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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Stony Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Summitville Trail
FR250, FR330, FR380
Rio Grande/Conejos 719-274-8971    
COMMENTS:
 
Swan River Road - Middle Fork White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Swan River Road - North Fork & Wise Mountain
FR354
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Swan River Road - South Fork White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Taylor Mountain
CR228/FR330
Chaffee County 719-539-6961    
COMMENTS:
 
Taylor Pass Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
 
Tincup Pass
FR267
San Isabel/Salida
Gunnison/Gunnison
719-539-3591
970-641-0471
   
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Tomichi Pass Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
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Treasure Mountain Loop Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Twin Cone Pike, South Platte 719-836-2031    
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Uncompahgre Plateau Area Grand Valley 970-242-8211    
COMMENTS:
 
Wager Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
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Warden Gulch White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
 
Wearyman Creek (FS747) White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
 
Webster Pass/Handcart Gulch White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
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Weston Pass
CR7
Pike/Fairplay
San Isabel/Leadville
719-836-2031
719-486-0749
   
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Wheeler Geological Area Rio Grande/Conejos 719-274-8971    
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Wheeler Lake Pike/South Park 719-836-2031    
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Williams Pass San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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Wurts Ditch Road White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
 
Yankee Boy Basin Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
 
Yankee Hill Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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