Ute Road

Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, Colorado

Elevation Gain1,293ft
Trailhead Elevation6,536ft
Elevation Min/Max5400/6545ft
Elevation Start/End6536/6536ft

Ute Road

Ute Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Delta County, Colorado. It is within Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 6,536 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,293 feet. The Ute Trailhead parking is near the trailhead. This trail connects with the following: Sidewinder Trail.

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"This is the longest hike into the Black Canyon, but the least challenging—if you’ve got stamina. It also provides nearly two miles of river access—more river access than most other trails into this magnificent gorge."
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Trail Information

Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area
Nearby City
Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area
BLM Uncompahgre Field Office, 2465 S Townsend Ave, Montrose, CO 81401; (970) 240-5300; www.co.blm.gov/ggnca/gorgefees.htm
Local Contacts
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Local Maps

Trail Log