BUSHDUCKS COLORADO JEEP TRAILS
WHEN ARE THEY PASSABLE?
DATES FOR 2017

Updated: 03/25/2017

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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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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. YOU have responsibility for your own actions and all of these trails should be considered TRAVEL AT YOUR OWN RISK AND RESPONSIBILITY.

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Alta Lakes Road Animas Forks Argentine Pass/Waldorf Mine Alpine Tunnel
Aspen Ridge/Bassam Park 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 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 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 Eldorado Mountain Elwood Pass
Engineer Pass Fourmile Area Garibaldi Gulch 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 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 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 Tabeguache Trail
Taylor Mountain Taylor Pass Tincup Pass Tomichi Pass
Transfer Trail Treasure Mountain Loop Turner Gulch 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    
COMMENTS:
Alpine Tunnel San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Aspen Ridge (CR 175)/Bassam Park (CR 187) San Isabel 719-486-0749 Mostly Open  
COMMENTS:
3/25/17 - Mostly open all year.
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
   
COMMENTS:
Billings Canyon BLM Grand Junction Open 3/26/17
COMMENTS:
3/26/17 - Billings Canyon is open all the way. Billings canyon is an extreme Jeep trail. 37" tire minimum with 2 locking differentials and a winch minimum. Please stay on the trail at ALL times. Expect body damage and/or breakage. Rollovers are highly possible.
Billings Lake
CR240
Chaffee County 719-539-6961    
COMMENTS:
3/25/17 - In 2016, the Forest Service repaired ruts on the North Fork Reservoir Road access to this trail.
Bill Moore Lake
FR183.1
Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Birdseye Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Black Bear Pass
FR648
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-327-4835    
COMMENTS:
Blacktail Creek Routt    
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Blowout Pass Rio Grande/Divide      
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Bolam Pass
FR578
Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Boreas Pass
CR 10/CR 3
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
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    
COMMENTS:
California Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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California Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
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Caribou Creek
FR505.1
Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Carnage Canyon
(Buena Vista)
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Cement Creek Road Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
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    
COMMENTS:
Chinns Lake
FR174.1D
Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Cinnamon Gulch
FR262
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400 Closed through 2017 3/26/17
COMMENTS:
2017 - Colorado Mining and Safety is cleaning up the Pennsylvania Mine during 2017. This trail is likely closed at this time.
Cinammon Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
Clear Lake Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
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
Closed  
COMMENTS:
3/25/17 -Cottonwood Pass will be closed this summer so that they can pave the Gunnison side.
Crooked Creek
FR194,669
Pike/Fairplay
San Isabel/Leadville
719-836-2031
719-486-0749
   
COMMENTS:
Cumberland Gulch
FR271.1D
Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Cumberland Pass San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
Cunningham Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Dakan Road
CR44
Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
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:
Dolores Point BLM Grand Junction Open 3/22/17
COMMENTS:
3/22/17 - Delores Point is open all the way to the end. The road along the mesa rim overlooking the Delores Valley and Gateway, CO, is heavily overgrown. The Grand Mesa Jeep will be trimming the trees necessary for easy access sometime in the next month. The views from the rim road and at the end of the roads past the airstrip are fantastic. The main road out to the point is in very good condition. Please allow time for the deer to slowly move away. Most are still pregnant and do not need any unnecessary stress. Bring a good camera and a spotting scope. Other trails (areas) visible from Delores Point include The Palisade WSA, Sheep Creek, Steamboat Mesa, Delores Overlook, Sevenmile Mesa, Top of the World, Cottonwood Canyon (Rose Garden Hill), Polar Mesa, North and South Beaver Mesas, and Tenderfoot Mesa.
Eagle Rock Teller County Near Colorado Springs    
COMMENTS:
Eldorado Mountain Boulder 303�541-2500    
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 Open 3/25/17
COMMENTS:
3/25/17 - Some sections open all year. Gates will open for the seasonal sections on 4/15/17.
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:
Goose Creek Road
CR44
Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
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
   
COMMENTS:
Halfmoon Creek
FR110
San Isabel/Leadville
White River/Sopris
719-486-0749
970-963-2266
   
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
   
COMMENTS:
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/Leadville
White River/Sopris
719-486-0749
970-963-2266
   
COMMENTS:
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    
COMMENTS:
Jenny Creek Trail Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Jones Pass Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Kebler Pass
CR12
Paonia; 970-527-4131    
COMMENTS:
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    
COMMENTS:
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    
COMMENTS:
Lead King Basin White River/Sopris District 970-963-2266    
COMMENTS:
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
Leadville
Sopris
970-963-2266    
COMMENTS:
Maggie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Mammoth Gulch Boulder 303-65533;541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Marshall Pass
CR200
San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591
   
COMMENTS:
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
   
COMMENTS:
Metberry Gulch Teller County      
COMMENTS:
Middle St. Vrain
FR114
Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Mill Creek/Red Elephant Trail Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Miller Rock Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Miner's Creek White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Miner's Gulch Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Minnie Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Moody Hill Canyon Lakes 970-295-6700    
COMMENTS:
Moon/Gamble Gulch Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
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
   
COMMENTS:
Mount Baldy/Captain Jacks Pike National Forest/ El Paso County 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Mount Blanca/Como Lakes Rio Grande/Saguache 719-655-2547    
COMMENTS:
Mount Bross Pike/South Park 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Mount McClellan Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Mount Zion San Isabel/Leadville 719-486-0749    
COMMENTS:
Napoleon Pass San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
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    
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
   
COMMENTS:
Pace Lake Road BLM Grand Junction 303-239-3600    
COMMENTS:
Peak 9 Trail
FR248
White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Peak 10 Trail White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Pearl Pass Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
Pennsylvania Gulch Roosevelt National Forest 970-498-1100    
COMMENTS:
Peru Creek Road White River/Dillon 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Picayune/Placer Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Pickle Gulch Arapaho/Clear Creek    
COMMENTS:
Pinyon Mesa        
COMMENTS:
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    
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:
Richmond Hill Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
Rollins Pass - East Side Roosevelt/Boulder 303-541-2500    
COMMENTS:
Rollins Pass - West Side Arapaho/Sulphur 970-887-4100    
COMMENTS:
Red and White Mountain White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
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    
COMMENTS:
Scotch Creek Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Sevenmile San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
COMMENTS:
Sheep Creek BLM Mesa County      
COMMENTS:
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
   
COMMENTS:
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    
COMMENTS:
Slide Lake White River/Holy Cross 970-827-5715    
COMMENTS:
Spring Creek Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
COMMENTS:
Stony Pass Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
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
   
COMMENTS:
Tomichi Pass Gunnison/Gunnison 970-641-0471    
COMMENTS:
Transfer Trail
FR602
White River 970-468-5400    
COMMENTS:
Treasure Mountain Loop Uncompahgre/Ouray 970-240-5300    
COMMENTS:
Turner Gulch Pike/Fairplay 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Twin Cone Pike, South Platte 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Uncompahgre Plateau Area Grand Valley 970-242-8211    
COMMENTS:
Wager Gulch Uncompahgre/Ouray
BLM/Gunnison
970-240-5300
970-641-0471
   
COMMENTS:
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
   
COMMENTS:
Weston Pass
CR7
Pike/Fairplay
San Isabel/Leadville
719-836-2031
719-486-0749
   
COMMENTS:
Wheeler Geological Area Rio Grande/Conejos 719-274-8971    
COMMENTS:
Wheeler Lake Pike/South Park 719-836-2031    
COMMENTS:
Williams Pass San Isabel/Salida 719-539-3591    
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
   
COMMENTS:
Yankee Hill Arapaho/Clear Creek 303-567-3000    
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