Rock Creek Road

Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado

Elevation Gain1,561ft
Trailhead Elevation8,710ft
Elevation Min/Max8678/10071ft
Elevation Start/End8710/8710ft

Rock Creek Road

Rock Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 8,710 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,561 feet. This trail connects with the following: 116.2.

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Colorado Powder Ghost Towns (Wilderness Press)
Peter Bronski
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"Although it can be windy on Ironclad Ridge, the Rock Creek drainage is well-protected and holds powder. The old ski area is in a beautiful valley with a straightforward approach. Allenspark and Rock Creek have a long history of skiing that dates back to 1896, when 10 men laid out the town site. One of them, “Big Jim” Scobee, was the first to have skis. He made them himself using wood flooring boards that were 4 inches wide. Other men in town teased him that his skis were “large enough for Paul Bunyan.”" Read more

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Trail Information

Roosevelt National Forest
Nearby City
Roosevelt National Forest
Roosevelt National Forest, Boulder Ranger
Local Contacts
USGS Allens Park
Local Maps

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Dec 2018