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Idaho Springs, Colorado

4 mi   gravel

Trail Creek Rd

Gravel route from Co Rd 312 to Trail Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado

"Good for the first 3 miles ridden, but very steep, many pitches over 15%, average 10%. Did not ride last 1/2 mile beyond Spring Gulch Rd intersection."

3 mi   gravel

South Spring Gulch Road

Gravel route on South Spring Gulch Road, Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado

"Good quality first 3 miles but very steep, many pitches above 15%, final one 21% before road narrows to jeep track. Did not progress beyond that point. Had intended to join up with Trail Creek Rd, but probably need a mountain bike for the couple of miles between the top of these roads."

3 mi   gravel

W Chicago Creek Rd

Gravel route from Chicago Creek Rd to Co Rd 114, Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado

"Short (3 miles each way) out and back on the Squaw Pass Rd descent to Idaho Springs. Good quality first 2 miles, deteriorates for last mile before the campground."

6 mi   gravel

Little Bear Creek Rd

Gravel route from Co Rd 151 to Squaw Pass Rd, Evergreen, Clear Creek County, Colorado

"Excellent quality, road bikeable. Grades below 10%. Some good views. A nice alternative to the lower part of paved Squaw Pass Rd which is treed and monotonous."

7 mi   gravel

Virginia Canyon Rd

Gravel route from Virginia Canyon Rd to Virginia Canyon Rd, Central City, Clear Creek County, Colorado

"Known as Oh-My-God road - not so much for grade, but for steep dropoffs and no barriers. Nice and safe to climb though. Most direct route from Idaho Springs to Central City."

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4 mi   gravel

Rainbow Rd to Steuart Rd

Gravel route from Fall River Rd to Steuart Rd, Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado

"Stuart Road can get rough in places."

12 mi   gravel

Forest Rd 149

Gravel route from Forest Rd 128 to Rollins Pass Rd, Nederland, Boulder County, Colorado

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