BUSHDUCKS COLORADO JEEP TRAILS
WHEN ARE THEY PASSABLE?
DATES FOR 2019

Updated: 06/25/2019

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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.

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Alpine Tunnel Alta Lakes Road Animas Forks Argentine Pass/Waldorf Mine
Aspen Ridge/Bassam Park Bald Mountain Ballard Road Bangs Canyon
Barbour Forks Billings Canyon Billings Lake Bill Moore Lake
Birdseye Gulch Black Bear Pass Blacktail Creek Bolam Pass
Boreas Pass Blowout Pass Breakneck and Browns Passes Bull Park
Bunce County Trail System Calamity Mesa California Gulch California Pass
Caribou Creek Cascade Creek Cement Creek Chalk Mountain
Chihuahua Gulch Chinaman Gulch China Wall Chinns Lakes
Cinnamon Pass Cinnamon Gulch Clear Lake Coney Flats
Coon Hollow Corkscrew Gulch Cottonwood Pass Crooked Creek
Cumberland Gulch Cumberland Pass Cunningham Gulch Dakan Road
Deer Creek Democrat Mountain Devil's Canyon Dolores Point
Eagle Rock Garibaldi Gulch Eldorado Mountain Elwood Pass
Engineer Pass Fourmile Area Geneva Creek Georgia Pass
Gold Hill/Switzerland Trail Goose Creek Road Gordon Gulch Governor Basin
Guanella Pass Gunsight Pass Granite Creek Canyon Green Ridge Road
Greer Road Grizzly Lake Hackett Gulch Hagerman Pass
Halfmoon Creek Hancock Pass Hayden Pass Heart Lake
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
Lost Canyon Maggie Gulch Mammoth Gulch Marshall Pass
McAllister Gulch Medano Pass Metberry Gulch Middle St. Vrain
Mill Creek/Red Elephant Miller Rock Miner's Creek Miner's Gulch
Mineral Creek Minnie Gulch Moody Hill Moon/Gamble Gulch
Mosquito Pass Mount Antero Mount Baldy/Captain Jacks Mount Blanca/Como Lakes
Mount Bross Mount McClellan Mount Zion 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
Peak 10 Trail Pearl Pass Pennsylvania Gulch Peru Creek Road
Picayune/Placer Gulch Pickle Gulch Pinyon Mesa Pole Hill
Pomeroy Lake Porphyry Gulch Poughkeepsie Gulch Ptarmigan Pass
Radical Hill Rampart Range Red Cone Red Canyon OHV Park
Red & White Mountain Richmond Hill Road Rollins Pass Saints John
Santa Fe Peak Saran Wrap Schofield Pass Scotch Creek
Sheep Creek Sheephorn Mountain Sheridan Hill Shrine Pass
Sidney Basin Slate River Road/Paradise Divide Slaughterhouse Gulch Slide Lake
Spring Creek Spring Creek Pass Stony Pass Summitville Trail
Swan River Road - Middle Fork Swan River Road - North Fork & Wise Mountain Swan River Road - South Fork Tabeguache Trail
Taylor Mountain Taylor Pass Tincup Pass Tomichi Pass
Transfer Trail Treasure Mountain Loop Turner Gulch Twin Cone
Uncompahgre Divide Road Uncompahgre Plateau Area Uranium Road Wager Gulch
Warden Gulch Washington Gulch Road 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.
Alpine Tunnel
Road 839
Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
Alta Lakes Road
FR623
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Animas Forks Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 5/16/19
COMMENTS:
5/16/19 - It is important to note that this was a historic year of snowfall. San Juan county has discovered the valley to Animas Forks is FILLED with snow, up to 100' deep. And this is the access road for the Alpine Loop Essentially. Nothing is open for Memorial Day Weekend, and all trails are in doubt until Late July or August. Just don't want a lot of disappointed folks driving up there. San Juan County plans to make a valiant attempt to cross Hurricane Pass with dozers to bi-pass the area below Animas Forks but they have no idea what they will face right now. The issue is not just snow fall, but record breaking Avalanche runs that buried and destroyed everything.
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Argentine Pass/Waldorf Mine
FR248
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400 Partially Open 6/1/19
COMMENTS:
6/1/19 - No, you can get about 1/3rd of the way to the mine before you hit deep snow I would say end of June would be worth taking another run at this to see how far you can get
Aspen Ridge (CR 175)/Bassam Park (CR 187) San Isabel 719-486-0749 Open 5/5/19
COMMENTS:
5/5/19 - Trail still has some snow and mud on the north aspects but is passable to Jeeps, UTV and Motorcycle with good tires.
Bald Mountain Trail White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Ballard Road
FR129
Fort Collins Region      
COMMENTS:
Bangs Canyon BLM Grand Junction    
COMMENTS:
Barbour Forks White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
Open 6/15/19
COMMENTS:
6/15/19 - : Open all the way, no snow. USFS website morning of 6/15 showed closed, talked to a lady at the office, she said they were opening gates the morning of 6/15 and it is open, we showed up at 1PM and gate was open.
Billings Canyon BLM Grand Junction    
COMMENTS:
Billings Lake
CR240
Chaffee County 719-539-6961 Closed 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - Gate still closed due to avalanche crossing the trail just past the waterfall. Doesn't look like it will open any time soon.
6/16/19 - Gate closed. Two avalanches have the trail blocked after the waterfall.
Bill Moore Lake
FR183.1
Clear Creek 303-567-3000 Partially Open 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - Trail blocked by impassable snow at about 4 miles from the parking area. 39.79240x105.69535.
Birdseye Gulch Pike/South Park
Leadville County
719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Black Bear Pass
FR648
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Blacktail Creek Routt    
COMMENTS:
Blowout Pass Rio Grande/Divide      
COMMENTS:
Bolam Pass
FR578
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Boreas Pass
CR 10/CR 3
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400 Closed 6/13/19
COMMENTS:
6/23/19 - Drove up the Breckenridge side it's still closed at the gate.
6/17/19 - Drove up to the trail midday Monday, gate close at the trailhead.
5/12/19 - 2 miles up trail the snow too deep. Muddy and snow covered.
Breakneck and Browns Passes
FR175/176)
Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Bull Park
FR376
Pike 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Bunce School Trail System
FR115
Boulder 303�541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Calamity Mesa BLM Grand Junction 303-239-3600    
COMMENTS:
California Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
California Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Caribou Creek
FR505.1
Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Carnage Canyon
(Buena Vista)
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Cascade Creek Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Cement Creek Road Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471 Closed 6/12/19
COMMENTS:
6/12/19 - I went back up there: the warm springs gate is open, however, snow still blocks the road below the red cliffs.
6/10/19 - Cement Creek road from CB south still closed at winter closure gate near Warm Springs. Rumor of avalanche debris over road and persistent snow resulting in closure.
Chalk Mountain White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
Chihuahua Gulch
FR263
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Chinaman Gulch
BLM 6044
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
China Wall
FR204,212
Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031 Open 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - This trail is clear and open all the way to the river. Several illegal bypasses were made on 204 on the way back to 77
Chinns Lake
FR174.1D
Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Cinnamon Gulch
FR262
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Cinammon Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
Closed 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - Trail is still closed per BLM.
5/16/19 - It is important to note that this was a historic year of snowfall. San Juan county has discovered the valley to Animas Forks is FILLED with snow, up to 100' deep. And this is the access road for the Alpine Loop Essentially. Nothing is open for Memorial Day Weekend, and all trails are in doubt until Late July or August. Just don't want a lot of disappointed folks driving up there. San Juan County plans to make a valiant attempt to cross Hurricane Pass with dozers to bi-pass the area below Animas Forks but they have no idea what they will face right now. The issue is not just snow fall, but record breaking Avalanche runs that buried and destroyed everything.
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Clear Lake Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Coney Flats
FR507.1
Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Coon Hollow BLM Grand Junction 303-239-3600    
COMMENTS:
Corkscrew Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
Cottonwood Pass
FR209/FR306
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
Partially open 6/13/2019
COMMENTS:
6/13/19 - The Chaffee County side is open to the top. It is a beautiful newly paved road, but gate is up at the top. Looking at being completely open by Aug 12. But no signs of paving yet on the Gunnison side and lots of snow.
5/30/19 - As of 5/30/19 the Gunnison County Commission has decided that Cottonwood Pass will remain closed until 8/12/19 at which time it may be opened with some traffic control. Continued closure is due to heavy winter and spring snows. Closed due to construction activity.
02/21/2019 - Cottonwood Pass will remain closed until June 21, 2019. During the rest of the summer, the public can expect up to 30 minute delays due to ongoing construction. The road is closed from the Denny Creek Trailhead parking lot (Chaffee County side) to the intersection of CR 209 and CR 742 (Gunnison County side). Just like in the 2017-18 winter season, snowmobiles are allowed on the pass.
Crooked Creek
FR194,669
Pike/South Park 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Cumberland Gulch
FR271.1D
Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Cumberland Pass Gunnison NF/Gunnison District 970-641-0471
Partially Open 5/26/19
COMMENTS:
5/26/19 - Closed by snow 4 miles from Pitkin, great snowmobiling to Cumberland and Napoleon Pass. Still 3-5 feet on road above Quartz Campground. Dry to Alpine Tunnel turnoff, then muddy until blocked by snow drifts.
Cunningham Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Dakan Road
CR44
Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031 Open 5/28/19
COMMENTS:
5/28/19 - Open all the way. Mostly dry.
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
Open 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - Full trail open. A few slight muddy spots, other than that trail was dry.
Dolores Point BLM Grand Junction    
COMMENTS:
Eagle Rock Teller County Near Colorado Springs    
COMMENTS:
Eldorado Mountain Boulder 303�541-2500 Closed 6/8/19
COMMENTS:
6/8/19 - Gate still closed.
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
Closed 6/21/19
COMMENTS:
6/21/19 - No. From the Ouray side, Hwy 550, you can get a few miles up the trail towards Poughkpsie Gulch until you reach a switchback that's blocked by snow. At the switchback on the Ouray side, we came to a fairly deep patch of snow that almost looked passable, but the thought of riding up on the crust for ten feet or so, then punching through kept us from trying to take it on. With some more warm weather, this should open up soon. Not sure how much farther you'll be able to access. The other end of the road along the Animas River is heavily blocked by avalanche debris after this winter's 500-year snowfall, and Isn't going to open up for a long time.
5/16/19 - It is important to note that this was a historic year of snowfall. San Juan county has discovered the valley to Animas Forks is FILLED with snow, up to 100' deep. And this is the access road for the Alpine Loop Essentially. Nothing is open for Memorial Day Weekend, and all trails are in doubt until Late July or August. Just don't want a lot of disappointed folks driving up there. San Juan County plans to make a valiant attempt to cross Hurricane Pass with dozers to bi-pass the area below Animas Forks but they have no idea what they will face right now. The issue is not just snow fall, but record breaking Avalanche runs that buried and destroyed everything.
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Fourmile Travel Area San Isabel/Salida 719-486-0749
719-539-3591
Open 4/27/19 - Fully open. A little mud, watercrossings about hub deep.
4/05/2019 - parts of this travel area are generally open all year.
COMMENTS:
Garibaldi Gulch White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Geneva Creek White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
Closed 5/11/19
COMMENTS:
5/11/19 - Nope. Gate closed.
Georgia Pass White River/Dillon 970-468-5400 Georgia Pass 5/11/19
COMMENTS:
5/11/19 - Entering the trail at Jefferson on 285, 10k limit, heavy drifting, only snowmobile tracks past. 2wd with electric locking up until 9.5k 4lock solid axle, tires aired down to 15psi.10k max. We apparently have had more snow hit multiple times since my trip.
Gold Hill/Switzerland Trail Boulder 303-541-2500 Open 5/18/19
COMMENTS:
5/18/19 - Switzerland Trail looks to be open all the way. Some water, rough in spots, but overall an easy road
Goose Creek Road
CR211
Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031 Partially open 3/5/19
COMMENTS:
3/5/19 - Traveled Goose Creek Road which is CR211 from Deckers. Got 19 miles in and hit deep snow. Otherwise wet/muddy and some long stretches of compacted snow/ice the further west you go. The bridge over Goose Creek near the campground is very slick.
Gordon Gulch Roosevelt National Forest 970-498-1100    
COMMENTS:
Governor Basin Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300
970
   
COMMENTS:
Granite Creek Canyon BLM      
COMMENTS:
Green Ridge Road Roosevelt National Forest 970-498-1100    
COMMENTS:
Greer Road Roosevelt National Forest 970-498-1100    
COMMENTS:
Grizzly Lake San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
Guanella Pass
CR62
White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
COMMENTS:
Gunsight Pass White River/Sopris District 970-963-2266    
COMMENTS:
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
Partially Open 6/22/19
COMMENTS:
6/22/19 - Drove up the East side from Turquoise Lake. About two miles up a snow drift was covering more than half the road. At less than three miles, a 4X4 pickup was stuck in the deep snow covering the entire road. About half a mile of backing up was the only way to get out far enough to turn around.
Halfmoon Creek
FR110
San Isabel/Leadville 719-486-0749    
COMMENTS:
Hancock Pass
FR295,299
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Hayden Pass
FR970
Rio Grande/Saguache
San Isabel/Salida
719-655-2547
719-539-3591
Open 6/21/19
COMMENTS:
6/21/19 - A few rocks on the trail on the west side of the pass that can be navigated around. They could be pushed out of the way. Snow drifts on the east side near the summit that are passable with a lifted vehicle. Trees have fallen into the trail on both sides.
6/13/19 - Snow on the East side still blocking the trail. Before the North face shelf section there is a 4 ft. drift
Heart Lake Rio Grande
Divide
719-655-2547    
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/Holy Cross 970-827-5715 Partially Open 6/22/19
COMMENTS:
6/22/19 - Broke trail to French Creek. This was the first time in 30 years the creek was completely covered by snow similar to mid winter. There was a historic size avalanche this winter that cut 2400 feet into an mature stand of sub alpine fir trees. This slide terminated just short of the trail below the French creek crossing. Very impressive if you followed this winters avalanche cycles. Progress beyond French Creek might take several more weeks. Stay on the trail if snow bashing.
Hurricane Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Imogene Pass
FR869
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Independence Pass
CO82
Lake/Pitkin Counties   Closed 5/25/19
COMMENTS:
THIS IS THE PAVED HIGHWAY. We include it as it's a useful access road that is affected by seasonal closures.
5/25/19 - Gate closed on Aspen side. Opening is delayed for a week for avalanche mitigation.
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    
COMMENTS:
Jenny Creek Trail Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Jones Pass Clear Creek 303-567-3000 Closed 5/12/19
COMMENTS:
5/12/19 - Closed by snow.
Kebler Pass
CR12
Paonia; 970-527-4131 Open 6/15/19
COMMENTS:
6/19/19 - According to report in Gunnison Country Times the pass is to open June 15 with Gunnison County Public Works Department advising travellers to expect rough, wet, muddy spring conditions.
Kelly Flats Canyon Lakes 970-295-6700    
COMMENTS:
Kendall Peak and Kendall Mountain Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Kennebec Pass San Juan Public Lands 970-247-4874 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
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 Open 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - Trail is clear and dry all the way through, and up to the gate on Badger Mountain.
Last Dollar Road
FR638
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835    
COMMENTS:
Lead King Basin White River/Sopris District 970-963-2266 Closed 6/11/19
COMMENTS:
6/11/19 - I just talked to the people in Beaver Lake Lodge in Marble and she said the road to Crystal is open, but that's about as far as you can get. The Upper trail into the basin is still closed and the access just on the other side of Crystal is closed also.
5/25/19 - Lower road to Crystal closed by 3 Giant snow slides. It's amazing how large the areas are, it will take "alot" of work to get this road open this summer. 1st slide maybe 1/2 mile after Lizard lake. 2nd slide by falls and 3 slide 1/2 mile before the crystal Mill. Oh, that's not counting the 2 large boulders in the center of trail and 3 large trees crossing road in the undamaged areas. I heard the upper road is covered in deep snow which is normal for this time of year and also a large land slide has occurred and damaged the road.
Left Hand Canyon Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Lime Creek Trail Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Loch Lomond Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Longwater Gulch
FR221
Pike National Forest      
COMMENTS:
Lost Canyon
San Isabel National Forest 719-486-0749 Partially Open 5/23/19
COMMENTS:
5/23/19 - By the way, since the trail climbs to almost 12,000', it's still snow-packed at the top, although the bottom is clear. But you can't get to the best views and the mining ruins.
Maggie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Mammoth Gulch Boulder 303-65533;541-2500 Closed 6/8/19
COMMENTS:
6/8/19 - Trail still closed by snow drifts starting at 10,000ft.
Marshall Pass
CR200
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
Open 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - Open all the way.
5/29/19 - Gate is closed on west side of the pass about 2 miles up Marshall Pass Rd. Road up to the gate is dry and in good shape
McAllister Gulch White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
Medano Pass Rio Grande/Saguache
San Isabel/San Carlos
National Parks
719-655-2547
719-269-8500
719-378-6399
Closed 6/21/19
COMMENTS:
6/21/19 - Creek crossings are running deep. The trail is closed at creek crossing #4 (from the sand dunes side). The Park Service website says it is closed due to trail erosion and will not open until the creek is below 50 cfs.
Metberry Gulch Teller County   Open 5/11/19
COMMENTS:
5/11/19 - Open all the way. Made it down to the south platte river and back no problem. Trail is in good shape. There was one section around a switchback that was really chewed up. Seemed like someone had trouble making it up and dug up some ruts with their tire spinning.
Middle St. Vrain
FR114
Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Mill Creek/Red Elephant Trail Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000 Open 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 -
Miller Rock Boulder 303-541-2500 Open 6/9/19
COMMENTS:
6/9/19 - Ledge obstacle has significant washout at the bottom that created deep holes. Passable but very tippy.
Miner's Creek White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Miner's Gulch Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Mineral Creek Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Minnie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Moody Hill Canyon Lakes 970-295-6700    
COMMENTS:
Moon/Gamble Gulch Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Mosquito Pass Pike/South Park
Leadville County
719-836-2031 Closed 5/12/19
COMMENTS:
5/12/19 - Nope - trees down and snow. Downed trees, snow, muddy.
Mount Antero
FR277/278
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
Closed 6/22/19
COMMENTS:
6/22/19 - No, blocked 1.9 miles from trailhead. Blocked by avalanche debris 1.9 miles from trailhead, at approximately 10,600 ft. Debris and snow/ice seems about 4-5ft thick and is packed solid. Someone had been up with a loader but didn't make much progress into the pile.
Mount Baldy/Captain Jacks Pike National Forest/ El Paso County 719-836-2031    
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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:
Mount Zion .
San Isabel/Leadville
719-486-0749    
COMMENTS:
Napoleon Pass Gunnison 970-641-0471 Closed 5/26/19
COMMENTS:
5/26/19 - Drifted closed on Pitkin side, accessible only by snowmobile. 5-8 foot drifts from Cumberland Pass road to top.
No Name Gulch White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
North Fork Reservoir Road San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Ohio Pass Gunnison 970-641-0471 Closed 6/10/19
COMMENTS:
6/10/19 - Seasonal gate still closed on Gunnison side of pass.
Ophir Pass
FR630
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835 Closed 6/1/19
COMMENTS:
6/1/19 - San Juan snow pack is now at a staggering 676% of average! San Miguel has announced an attempt to begin bulldozing Ophir pass open in middle June. Crazy considering this is the first back country trail to open up in the San Juans. The good news is the melt has finally begun in the San Juans and trails will open slowly over the summer. For the 4th of July much will not be open so come to enjoy Silverton, camp and ride past historic avalanche carnage.
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Otto Mears Toll Road San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
Owl Creek Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
Partially open 6/9/19
COMMENTS:
6/9/19 - Gates to pass open on east side off of Big Cimarron Road. Not sure if gates are open on Ridgeway side. Deep snow and mud in many areas on south/southwest side. Went up on Cimarron side and Got thru some patches but as soon as I lost momentum I got stuck and had to rock it to get out. Did not see any other vehicle tracks thru these snow patches. Decided to play it safe and turn around.
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Pace Lake Road BLM Grand Junction 303-239-3600    
COMMENTS:
Peak 9 Trail
FR248
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Peak 10 Trail White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Pearl Pass Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471 Closed 6/15/19
COMMENTS:
6/15/19 - Pearl Pass won't open this year due to avalance damage. Article in the Aspen Times
5/24/19 - No, blocked at about mile 1. Avalanche debris blocks the road at the first river crossing. It will be cleared as the snow melts.
Pennsylvania Gulch Roosevelt National Forest 970-498-1100 Open 5/18/19
COMMENTS:
5/18/19 - Open all the way Difficult trail, but looked to be in good shape. Some water here and there, but overall in good shape
Peru Creek Road White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Picayune/Placer Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Pickle Gulch Arapaho/Clear Creek Open 6/16/19
COMMENTS:
6/16/19 - Trail open all the way.
Pinyon Mesa BLM/Grand Junction   Open 5/4/19
COMMENTS:
5/4/19 - Pinyon Mesa is open all the way. There are two muddy uphill bogs that will give you major trouble if going clockwise on the loop. Going counterclockwise is advised until the mesa dries. It is very wet presently.
Pole Hill Canyon Lakes 970-498-2770    
COMMENTS:
Pomeroy Lake
FR297
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Porphyry Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Poughkeepsie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Ptarmigan Pass White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
Radical Hill White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
   
COMMENTS:
Rampart Range
FR300
Pike/South Platte 303-275-5610    
COMMENTS:
Red Cone White River/Dillon
Pike/South Platte
970-468-5400
303-275-5610
Closed 5/11/19
COMMENTS:
5/11/19 - Trail open about for about 1 mile. Mud and snow.
Red Canyon Park Canyon City    
COMMENTS:
Richmond Hill Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
Rollins Pass - East Side Roosevelt/Boulder 303-541-2500 Closed 5/12/19
COMMENTS:
5/12/19 - Open for 2 miles and then the snow gets too deep. Muddy and Snow
Rollins Pass - West Side Arapaho/Sulphur 970-887-4100 Closed 5/12/19
COMMENTS:
5/12/19 - Open for 2 miles and then the snow gets too deep. Muddy and Snow
Red and White Mountain
FR734
White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
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Saints John White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
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Santa Fe Peak White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Saran Wrap Pike National Forest Near Colorado Springs    
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Schofield Pass White River/Sophris District 970-963-2266    
COMMENTS:
Scotch Creek Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Sevenmile San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Sheep Creek BLM Mesa County   Closed 5/5/19
COMMENTS:
5/5/19 - Sheep Creek is essentially closed due to several rock slides. One is a boulder nearly 15 feet tall and the width of the road. From the Gateway end, a large rock blocks the road about 1.7 miles from the trailhead. The huge rock is about 4.6 miles up the mountain. Beyond that, we do not know but suspect there will be further erosion and possible rockfalls.
Sheridan Hill Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Sheephorn Mountain White River 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Shrine Pass White River/Holy Cross
White River/Dillon
970-827-5715
970-468-5400
Closed 6/24/19
COMMENTS:
6/24/19 - Gate is closed as of 6/24
Sidney Basin Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300
970
   
COMMENTS:
Slate River Road/Paradise Divide
FR317, FR734
Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
Slaughterhouse Gulch Pike/South Platte 303-275-5610    
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Slide Lake White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
Spring Creek Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000 Partially Open 6/10/19
COMMENTS:
6/10/19 - Trail open to top of rock garden. Still heavy snow pack in the tree section above the rock garden. It is not passable.
Stony Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
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    
COMMENTS:
Swan River Road - South Fork White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Tabeguache Trail BLM Grand Junction    
COMMENTS:
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
Closed 6/10/19
COMMENTS:
6/10/19 - Pass is closed from the start. Due to an Avalanche, almost three thousand feet long.
5/25/19 - There's a "Road Closed" sign just outside St. Elmo ghost town.... I believe it's a Chaffee County sign, with closure due to avalanche risk
Tomichi Pass Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471 Closed 4/28/19
COMMENTS:
4/28/19 - Funtreks, 4th edition now shows this trail closed on the map for Hancock Pass.
Transfer Trail
FR602
White River 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Treasure Mountain Loop Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300 Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Turner Gulch Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Twin Cone Pike, South Platte 719-836-2031    
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Uncompahgre Divide Road
FS402
Grand Valley 970-242-8211    
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Uncompahgre Plateau Area Grand Valley 970-242-8211    
COMMENTS:
Uranium Road
FS404
Grand Valley 970-242-8211    
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Wager Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
Warden Gulch White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Washington Gulch Road White River/Sophris District 970-963-2266    
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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
Partially Open 6/15/19
COMMENTS:
6/15/19 - Only got halfway to bottom of pass. Large avalanche still blocking road with snow and snapped off trees.
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    
COMMENTS:
Williams Pass San Isabel/Salida
Gunnison/Gunnison
719-539-3591/
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
Wurts Ditch Road White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
Yankee Boy Basin Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
Closed 2/19/19
COMMENTS:
2/19/19 - Closed by snow.
Yankee Hill Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000 Open 5/18/19
COMMENTS:
5/18/19 - The trail is passable but a few snow spots will challenge even the most powerful Jeep. The best direction would be west to east do to a large snowfield on a slope so going down is much easier than up. One spot about a mile or so from Mine Rd, Alice, there are 2 humps in the road covered with deep snow. Our most powerful jeep had to winch over. Snow about 1 mile from Alice requires tow strap or winch. Snow field 1.5 miles going downhill from West to East. Dry mostly once you get below treeline


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