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Caribou 4WD Route

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Location Nederland, CO
Rating Moderate,
Length 8.8mi
Time 4hrs

Vehicle Types

Overview

Mud bogs, boulders, historic townsite and great camping.

Fun route with a variety of modest challenges. Skirts eastern border of Indian Peaks Wilderness and passes by historic Caribou Townsite. Great view from high point of trail includes Eldora Ski Area. Explore several marked side roads. Camp only in designated numbered sites. Unlicensed vehicles may find it more convenient to start at large parking area at Waypoint 03. There is a 1,000 fine for riding across meadows at townsite. Open June 15 to Nov. 30, weather permitting.

Rating

Moderate
Trail Ratings Defined

Much of route is easy. North end has muddy section after creek crossing that can be impassable in worst-case scenario. South end, dropping down to Eldora, is steep and narrow with tight switchbacks. Long vehicles will have trouble here.

Stats

Length

8.8mi

Time

4hrs

High Point

10,200ft

Best Time To Go

July-Sept

Current Conditions

(303) 541-2500Roosevelt N.F., Boulder R.D.

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