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Eureka Gulch

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Location Silverton, CO
Rating Easy,
Length 4.3mi
Time 2hrs

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Overview

Easy road climbs to remains of an unusual angle tram station.

View remains of giant Sunnyside Mill at bottom, then follow road to Sunnyside Mine site at the top. Take side trip to see remains of Judge Terry’s Midway Mill. Photograph unique Angle Tram Station and waterfalls in the spring. Large parking lot with toilet along C.R. 2 at base of trail. No seasonal closures except by weather. Eureka Campground recommends you make reservations by email as follows: [email protected]

Rating

Easy
Trail Ratings Defined

Road is mildly rocky but fairly wide even at the top. Side trip on lower portion of trail is somewhat overgrown with one rocky water crossing just before Midway Mill. Main road is suitable for stock 4x4 SUVs. High clearance needed on side trip.

Stats

Length

4.3mi

Add 0.7 mile one way for side trip

Time

2hrs

High Point

12,600ft

Best Time To Go

June-Sept

Current Conditions

(970) 387-5530San Juan Mountains Center in Silverton

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