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11/1/2019: Snow has fallen on 100% of our Jeep Trail. All off-road trails are now closed. Trails will begin opening spring (June) of 2020

Trails:

  • Alta Lakes & Ghost TownCLOSED until spring 2020

    • Alta Ghost town half way is a must-do. Three (3) high alpine crystal clear lakes make us the end of the trail. Camp, fish & release or picnic

  • Ames Historical Power-plant/ Ilium Road - CAUTION

    • The first DC power in the country, powering mining operations and the first streetlights in the country, Telluride's!

  • Animas Forks - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Historical ghost town perched north of Silverton, get out and talk a walk​

  • Black Bear Pass - CLOSED until spring 2020 Off limits to CO145 Rentals

    • Most difficult trail in Colorado, off limits to rentals, one-way travel downhill only​.

  • Bridal Veil Falls - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Tallest waterfall in the state, a must see.

  • Brown Mountain- CLOSED until spring 2020

  • California- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Lake Como(uncompahgre head waters), high elevation rolling trail​

  • Cinnamon Pass- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Improved CR connecting Lake City to Silverton​

  • Corkscrew Pass- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • One of the best trails/views in SW Colorado​

  • County Road 110 - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • North of Silverton, improved CR to access Hurricane & Corkscrew

  • East Dallas Creek - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Travel 10 miles down this CR to access Blue Lakes trailhead. Beautiful

  • Engineer Pass - CLOSED until summer 2020

    • Difficult trail, access to Lake City, rough and slow going​

  • Fall Creek Rd / Woods Lake - CAUTION

    • Beautiful drive, lower elevation mean higher temps, pristine fishing lake

  • Hurricane Pass- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Couple this with Corkscrew and California for an unforgettable day!

  • Imogene Pass- CLOSED until summer 2020

    • The most popular and all encompassing in the area. Elevation at the summit is 13,114'. Travel time is 3-5 hours connecting Telluride to Ouray. Tunnels, streams, wildflowers, basins, ghost towns, active mines and more await you on this adventure!

  • Last Dollar Rd- CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Wildflower, stream crossings, baby elk/deer and extensive views

  • La Plata Canyon - CLOSED until spring 2020

  • Owl Creek Pass - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Steep and rocky as it winds up to the Gunnison county line and Silver-jack Reservoir

  • Ophir Pass - CLOSED until summer 2020

    • Elevation of 11,789' with a shelf road on the northwest side. 90 minutes to travel and provides easy access from Telluride to Hwy 550 near Silverton

  • Poughkeepsie Gulch- CLOSED until summer 2020. Off limits to CO145 Rentals

  • Rim Rocker Trail - CLOSED until spring 2020 (City of Montrose to CO state line)

    • Overlanders...this is the newest trails to travel. 160 miles of dirt, 2 days travel in a Jeep or more.​

  • Silver-Jack Reservoir- CLOSED until spring 2020

  • South Mineral Springs CLOSED until spring 2020 to campground

  • Trout Lake - CAUTION

    • Looking to relax with a kayak or SUP on the water...this is the ultimate!

  • West Dallas Creek - CLOSED until spring 2020

    • Photographers paradise especially for fall colors

  • Yankee Boy Basin- CLOSED until spring 2020- access from Ouray side only

    • Beautiful basin at the base of Mt Sneffles (14er), wildflowers, waterfalls​

Ghost Towns:

  • Tomboy Mine- CLOSED until summer 2020

  • Alta Ghost Town- CLOSED until spring 2020

Waterfalls:

  • Bridal Veil Falls - CLOSED until spring 2020

  • Yankee Boy Basin Twin Waterfalls- CLOSED until spring 2020

  • Coronet Falls- CLOSED until spring 2020

Paved Highways - Scenic Drives The most up to date information about road conditions, closures and cameras can be found at the CDOT website www.cotrip.org 

  • Million Dollar Highway / America's Scenic Byway: Single lane road over high mountain passes connecting the historical mining/mountain towns of Telluride, Ouray, Silverton, Durango and Dolores. Travel time is 5-7 hours for the entire loop. 236 Miles. Incredible history, restaurants, train rides, mesa verde national park, and window shopping along the way. 

  • National Park - Black Canyon of the Gunnison: From Montrose take hwy 50 east 13 miles, turn onto hwy 347 for 14 miles.The Gunnison river has eroded rock for over a million year forming one of the deepest, steeped and narrowest canyons in the country. We recommend a stop at the visitors center to get you started.

  • Gateway Canyon: Hwy 141 . Stop at the famous Discovery Channel owner's car museum, restaurant or stay at their hotel. Scenic overlooks and single lane road along hwy 141 will simply amaze. Travel time 2 hours each way from Telluride or Montrose

CAUTION:

Conditions change very rapidly at elevation, be careful of the weather this time of year.  Trails may be covered in snow/ice/slush causing it to be slick or washed out, even if listed as open.  Never travel on snow or ice.  Turn back before ruining a good day and enjoy another trail. Please don't go beyond your comfort level or vehicles capability!

Always go into the back-country with another vehicle and plenty of water, food and layers of clothing!  Sunscreen, sunglasses and a camera are a must!