Saxon Mountain

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Saxon Mountain road north of Georgetown is a steep shelf road with many switchbacks. Good view of Georgetown and surrounding mining history. The road is wide most of the way but very narrow in a few places. Rock falls are a common occurrence with the possibility that a large boulder could block the road at any time. A high-clearance/4-wheel drive vehicle is recommended. Refer to the Ranger District's motor vehicle use map (MVUM) for more information on roads in this area. Click here for more information about dispersed camping near Idaho Springs and Georgetown.  

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: 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.
Closest Towns: Georgetown, CO
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

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  Area/Length : 
7 miles one-way

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  Elevation : 
8,600' - 11,546'