Gore Range TH #60


The Gore Range Trail runs the north-south length of the Dillon Ranger District portion of the Eagles Nest Wilderness. The trail begins at the Copper Mountain exit along Interstate 70 and finishes in the Spring Creek area north of Green Mountain Reservoir. The trail climbs over Uneva and Eccles Passes before dropping below tree-line. It then climbs in and out of numerous drainages as it travels north.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Trail enters the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area; hikers and equestrians only.
Closest Towns: Friso, Colorado; Silverthorne, CO

General Information

Directions:

Southern Trailhead: From westbound I-70 take Exit 196, Scenic Overlook, and park in the spaces provided. From eastbound I-70 travel to Exit 198, Officers Gulch, and turn left at the stop sign. Travel underneath I-70 and take the westbound on-ramp for I-70. Travel on I-70 westbound and take Exit 196, Scenic Overlook, and park in the spaces provided.
Northern Trailhead: From I-70 take Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, and travel north on HWY 9 for approximately 27 miles into Grand County. Turn left onto Spring Creek Road, Grand County Road 10. Follow Spring Creek Road (CR 10) for 6.8 miles and continue straight on FDR 23 after you cross a cattle guard where there is a BLM bulletin board. In a few miles you will pass the National Forest Boundary where there is a kiosk. At the next junction turn left onto FDR #1832. Follow this road until it ends at the Gore Range Trailhead.


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Activities

Day Hiking

Backpacking

Horse Camping

Horse Riding

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Recreation Areas

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
50 miles

  Latitude : 
39.517835

  Longitude : 
-106.147

  Elevation : 
9,795 ft. - 11,732 ft.