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Peru Creek

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Location Montezuma, CO
Rating Easy,
Length 10.2mi
Time 2hrs

Vehicle Types

Overview

Great views and impressive mine structures.

Easy road accesses great camping and hiking. Last part of route, above Pennsylvania Mine, reaches a dramatic viewpoint at a tram house. More difficult terrain can be found on Warden Gulch and upper portion of Cinnamon Gulch. Another side trip is Chihuahua Gulch, described separately.

Rating

Easy
Trail Ratings Defined

Forest Road 260 can be driven in a high clearance twowheel- drive vehicle. The climb above Pennsylvania Mine is best done in 4-wheel drive. Warden Gulch is extremely steep and rocky and not ecommended for stock SUVs.

Stats

Length

10.2mi

Time

2hrs

High Point

11,250

Best Time To Go

July-Sept

Current Conditions

(970) 468-5400White River N.F., Dillon R.D.

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Trail Updates

2/14/2019
Submitted by FunTreks
A sign at the start of the trail shows this road open to unlicensed vehicles from the start, however, the 2018 MVUM for the Dillon Ranger District shows unlicensed vehicles starting 2 miles farther in, where Warden Gulch goes to the right.

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