Barbour Fork Trailhead

  

Barbour Fork is south of Idaho Spring, CO and offers a small network of roads for OHV opportunities. You must enter and leave at the same place. The road crosses through aspen and mixed conifer. Mountain biking and dispersed camping is also popular. Refer to the Ranger District's motor vehicle use map (MVUM) for more information on roads in this area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The area is closed to motorized vehicles from December 15 -June 16 to minimize disturbances during the elk calving season.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: The area is closed to motorized vehicles from December 15 -June 16 to minimize disturbances during the elk calving season. All vehicles must be either street-legal or registered annually through Colorado State Parks' OHV Registration Program. All motorized vehicles are restricted to open routes designated for their use. Contact your local District Office for a copy of the local Motor Vehicle Use Map. No camping or shooting at the trailhead area.
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs, CO
Water: None
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From I-70, take exit 240 north into Idaho Springs. Follow Miner Street to Soda Creek Road, which goes under the interstate and past Indian Springs Resort. Follow Soda Creek Road for approximately 3 miles to a large turn out.

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
8 mile loop area

  Latitude : 
39.715112

  Longitude : 
-105.554743

  Elevation : 
8670 - 10,500'

 



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