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Red Dirt Road

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Location Glenwood Springs, CO
Rating Moderate,
Length 17.3mi
Time 3hrs

Vehicle Types

Overview

An alternating mix of private land and forest.

TRAIL CLOSED at 3.4 miles

Enjoy scenic drive along Colorado River on way to starting point. Trail follows Red Dirt Creek along canyon bottom, then climbs steep canyon walls to high plateau. An alternating mix of private land and national forest land. MVUM was not finalized at time of this writing, so motorized use of this area is subject to change. Call number at right for latest status and seasonal closure dates. Most of trail is not open to unlicensed vehicles. Camping limited to forest roads only.

Rating

Moderate
Trail Ratings Defined

Most of trail is easy with occasional muddy spots. Trail gets progressively steeper and narrower between Waypoints 03 and 04. Last 2 miles, as you climb to high point at Waypoint 04, requires 4-wheel drive and low-range gearing. This section may intimidate novice drivers.

Stats

Length

17.3mi

Time

3hrs

High Point

8,750ft

Best Time To Go

July-Sept

Current Conditions

(970) 328-6388White River N.F., Eagle R.D.

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Trail Updates

05/12/2017
Trail closed at 3.4 miles. See picture.
Submitted by FunTreks

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