Walrod Gulch #412


The Walrod Gulch Trail #412 begins at the end of Forest Service Road 740.2C, Walrod Gulch Road, and ends at an intersection with the Doubletop Walrod Spur Trail 405.2A. This trail travels across the southern facing sloop in the Cement Creek Valley and is known for the season’s first wildflowers. The trail begins a steep climb out of Walrod Gulch, turn north and continue climbing through a draw following a small stream. This trail will gain 2,400 feet in about 1 mile. It provides beautiful wildflower and sweeping views of the surrounding area.

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At a Glance

Open Season: March - October
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to hiking, horseback, mountain bike, and motorcycle.
Closest Towns: Crested Butte, CO

General Information


From Crested Butte: Travel south on Hwy 135 for approximately 6.5 miles to the intersection with County Road 740, Cement Creek Road. CR 740 becomes FSR 740 at the National Forest boundary. Turn left onto CR 740 and continue for approximately 2.9 miles to FSR 740.2C, Walrod Gulch Road. Turn north onto FSR 740.2C and continue for approximately 1.6 miles to the end of the road where the trail begins.


T. 14 S; R. 85 W; Section: 13. U.S.G.S. Map: Cement Mountain.



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1.1 miles

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  Elevation : 
9,740 - 10,260 ft.


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