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Why Wilderness?

Mountain bike routes not affected by

the Central Mountains Proposal - Roaring Fork watershed

Trails that were never within the Wilderness proposal

  • Arbaney-Kittle Trail (Holland Hills section) (N793.1)
  • Basalt Mountain Trail (524.1A, 1911.1)
  • Cattle Creek Trail (509.2N)
  • Express Creek Road (15C.1)
  • Four Corners Road (20B.1)
  • Fryingpan Stage Road
  • Gandalf Trail (1987.2)
  • Government Trail (1980.1)
  • Hay Park Trail (1958.1, 1957.1)
  • Highline Trail
  • Hobbit Trail (1989.3)
  • Iowa Shaft Trail (2172.1)
  • Light Hill Trails
  • Mill Creek Rim Trail (524.1A)
  • Mill Creek Trail (1937W.1)
  • Miller Road (522.1)
  • Pearl Pass Road (15I.1)
  • Richmond Ridge Road (15E.1)
  • Rio Grande Trail
  • Secret ST (1987.3)
  • Shadyside Trail (1988.1, 1998.2)
  • Smuggler Cutoff (21A.1)
  • Smuggler Mountain/ Warren Lakes Road (21.1)
  • Snowmass Village trails (Rim, Tom Blake, etc.)
  • Sunnyside Plunge (1987.2)
  • Sunnyside Trail (1987.1
  • Teapot Trail (N149.1)
  • Van Horn Park Road (20A.3, 1989.1)

Trails that have been drawn out of the Wilderness proposal

  • Arbaney-Kittle/Sloan Peak Trail (2186.2)
  • Bears Gulch Trail (1966W.3)
  • Braderich Creek/South Thompson Trail (aka Tall Pines) (1952.1)
  • Buzzard Basin Trail (1957.2B)
  • Coal Basin (unnamed trail) (3071B)
  • Coal Basin Mine #3 (307W.1N)
  • Crystal Canyon Railroad (1954W.1)
  • Crystal River Bike Path (proposed route)
  • Grand Turk Trail (2172.1)
  • Dexter Park Trail (1953.1/1953W.2)
  • Hunter Valley Trail (1992.3)
  • Janeway Stage Stop (310W.1F)
  • Lake Ridge Lakes Trail (2093)
  • Middle Thompson Trail (1950)
  • Old McClure Pass Road (1966W.2)
  • Parsnip Flat Road (305.2B)
  • Rocky Fork Trail (1931.1)
  • Sloan Peak/ Larkspur Mountain/Kobey Park trails (N127.1,N130.1, N131.1, 1933.1, 2186.2, 2189.1)
  • Sneve Gulch Trail (1872.1)
  • South Fork to Nast Trail (1924W.1)
  • Tall Pines Trail (aka Braderich Creek/South Thompson Trail)(1952.1)
  • Tellurium Lake Trail (1917.1)
  • Upper Mill Creek Trail (1937W.1)
  • Woods Lake-Slim Jim Trail (1928.1)

Trails that the Forest Service has already closed to mountain bikes

  • Perham Creek Trail (1949.1)
  • Ruedi Overlook Trail (1912.1)


Trails that were closed to mountain bikes by the new Travel Management Plan 

  • Almost High Park Trail (N1937W.2)
  • Anderson/Petroleum Lakes Trails (116/1991)
  • Basalt Mountain Powerline (509.2B)
  • Basalt Mountain Spur (524.1C)
  • Dinkle Lake-Nettle Creek (unnamed trail) (N1957W.3E)
  • Hay Park-Nettle Creek (unnamed trail) (N1957W.3D)
  • Hayes Creek Trail (1955W.1H)
  • High Park Trail (524.1B)
  • Houston Draw (132.1)
  • Hunter Creek Valley (unnamed trail on south side of creek) (N161.1)
  • Ironedge Trail (1873.1)
  • Kelly Lake Spur (N537.2A)
  • Lily Pad Lake Trail (1907.1)
  • Otto Creek Trail (2190.1)
  • Smuggler Mountain Trail (spur off of Warren Lakes Road) (131W.1H)
  • Spring Creek-Bear Creek (1955W.1)
  • Taylor Creek Road (510.1A)
  • Taylor Creek Trail (1909W.1V)
  • Toner Creek Trail (1909W.1T)