Middle Fork Road (Swan River) #6


The Middle Fork Road climbs up the drainage and passes the Tony Mine and the old mining town of Swandyke. To your left you will be able to see Wise Mountain, elevation 12,052 feet. To your right is Sheep Mountain, elevation 12,495 feet. The Middle Fork Road provides an excellent opportunity to view the alpine environment and eventually takes you up to the Continental Divide. At this point you can connect with other roads in the area.

At a Glance

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General Information

Directions: From I-70 take Exit 203, Frisco/Breckenridge, and travel south on HWY 9 toward Breckenridge. After approximately 6.7 miles turn left onto Tiger Road (CR 6). Travel east on Tiger Road for approximately 6.6 miles past Good Times Tours staying straight as you pass the junction with the North Fork Road. After Good Times Tours you will come to a signed junction, stay to the left.



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  Area/Length : 
9.2 miles one-way

  Elevation : 
9,915 ft. - 12,052 ft.