Boulder Ranger District - Arapaho / Roosevelt National Forest
Closed Roads
Road Name Forest Service
Road Name
FDR # Difficulty Miles Status
Antelope Park Antelope Park 127 NA 5.79 Administrative Closure
Balarat Town Site Long Gulch Spurs 297 Moderate - 6 1.16 Administrative Closure .1A, .1B
Ball Gulch Ball Gulch 284.1F   1.32 Closed, Private Property
Baltimore Ghost Town Baltimore 415.1   1.29 Closed, Private Property
Barking Dog Long Gulch 297 Difficult - 8 1.80 Closed, Private Property 1999
Closed, Boulder County 2001 (cnty 87C)
Big John Mountain Big John Mountain 186 Easy - 2 4.30 Closed, St. Vrain Fuels project 2006, 186.1D,.1I
Closed, MVUM 2010, 186.A-.H,.2,.2B
Big Springs Big Springs 315 Easy - 1 0.35 Closed, Forest Service MVUM 2010 (signed)
Boulder Wagon Road Boulder Wagon Road 501 Easy-2 0.36 Closed 501.1A,.1B
Bright Trail Taylor Mountain 330   1.76 Administrative Closure .2D, .2E, .2F
Buck Gulch Lazy H
Buck Gulch
204
205
  1.48
0.85
Administrative Closure
Button Rock Button Rock Mountain 118 Moderate - 5 3.00 Closed, Forest Service 1992
Includes 118.3-.5
Button Rock Reservoir Button Rock
Cottonwood Gulch
117
119
NA 7.20
3.84
Administrative Closure
Cannon Mtn. Cannon Mtn. 254 NA 3.64 Admin Closure, includes 254.1A-H
Caribou Klondike
Windy Gap
505 NA 6.55 Administrative Closure, 505.1B,E,I, L,R,V,X,.2U
2010 MVUM closure 505.1A,H,K,M,N,P,Q,T
Carnage Canyon Lower Creek 286.A Extreme - 10 1.01 Closed, Forest Service 2008
Chipmunk Gulch Chipmunk Gulch 376
377
  0.70
0.19
Administrative Closure includes 376.1 part,.1A,.1C
Comforter Mountain Comforter Mountain 312   1.42 No Access. Crosses private property
Coney Creek (Flats) Coney Creek Spur 507.1C   0.15 Administrative Closure
Conifer Hill Conifer Hill 185 Easy - 1 1.01 Administrative Closure, 185.3A,.3B,.4,.4A
Dakota Hill Dakota Hill Spur 412 Easy - 2 1.21 Forest Service MVUM 2010, 412.1J,.2C
Ellsworth Gulch Ellsworth Gulch 381 Easy - 2 1.55 Forest Service MVUM 2010, 381.1,.2,.3,.4
Fairburn Mtn Fairburn Mtn 409 Easy - 1 1.65 Forest Service MVUM 2010, 409.1B,.2C,E,F
Fairview Peak
Fairview Peak
E. Golden Age

285
288
Moderate - 5
2.56
1.67
Closed, Forest Service 2004
Includes 285.1A
Includes 288.1A-.1C
Farewell Gulch Farewell Gulch 237.1G Easy - 2 0.10 Administrative Closure
Glacier Lake Meridan 238 NA 2.93 Administrative Closure
Gordon Gulch Garnet Spur
Gordon Gulch
Big Springs/Matchless
226
233
314
  0.26
2.40
1.25
226.1 (part) Admin Closure
233.1 (part), .1E, .1G
314.1B (part), .1F, .2C
Hill Gulch Prophyry Mountain
Hill Gulch
281
282
NA 0.71
0.38
Administrative Closure
James Creek Ridge Jim Creek 513 Easy - 3 1.33 Closed, Forest Service 1998
Jenks Creek Jenks Creek 267   0.78 No access private property
Johnny Park Spurs Twin Sisters 2 118 Easy - 3 1.93 Administrative Closure, 118.6,.7
Kingston Peak Kingston Peak 353.3
353.4
  1.48 Admin closure
Lefthand Canyon Lefthand Spur 286B   0.80 Reclamation Closure
Lefthand Reservoir Lefthand Reservoir 232
0.93 Admin closure .1B-D
Little James Creek James Creek 102J Easy - 3 2.59 Closed, Boulder County 2000
Meeker Park Meeker Park 122 NA 1.55 Admin Closure 122.1(part), .1A, .1B
Miller Rock Cannon Mountain 254   2.73 Admin Closure 254.1B,.1D,.1E
Moon Gulch Moon Gulch 290   1.15 Admin Closure 290.1B-.1D
Niwot Ridge Niwot Ridge 506   6.20 Admin Closure 505.1,.2,.3,3A,3B
Nebraska Hill Nebraska Hill 183.2 NA 4.89 Closed, Forest Service
Nugget Hill Nugget Hill 509.3D Moderate - 5 0.76 Closed, Forest Service MVUM 2010
Observatory Spurs North Observatory
High School Overlook
West Magnolia
Observatory
342
343
346
355
  0.93
0.59
0.67
2.70
Closure West Mag Travel, FS
342.1A-.1C

355.1A,.1B,.1E-H
Owens Flat Owens Flat   Easy - 3 1.40 Closed, Forest Service 2005
Park Creek Upper Basin 202 Easy - 3 1.06 Admin Closure 202.1(part),.1B
Plumely Canyon Plumely Canyon 299.4 NA 1.40 Admin closure
Rattlesnake Gulch Rattlesnake Gulch 118.2A Easy - 4 0.36 Closed, Forest Service 1992
Rock Creek Rock Creek 116 Easy - 4 0.65 Admin Closure 116.2A,.2F,.2J,.2K,.3
Rollins Pass Siding Rollins West 354   3.58 Access? Private. Includes 354.1A
Silver Lake Niwot Ridge 506 NA 8.35 Closed (Boulder Watershed)
Includes 506.1,.2,.3
Skydale Skydale 410 NA 1.96 FS Closure, Lump Gulch Fuels 2009
Includes 410.1C
FS MVUM 2010 closure, 410.1B,D-F
Skydale South Skydale South 408 NA 0.08 FS Closure, Lump Gulch Fuels 2009
Slaughterhouse Gulch Slaughterhouse Gulch 510 Easy - 3 3.12 Includes 510.1(part), .1C-.1E
Boulder Cnty closed Cnty 87S (2001) which closed .1B
Spring Gulch Gold Lake 372 Easy - 3 0.81 Admin Closed 372.1A-.1D
Spruce Gulch Spurce Gulch 268 NA 1.33 Closed, Boulder Open Space
Stapp Lake Stapp Lake 508 NA 2.78 Admin closure 508.1,.2,.2A,.2B
Starnes Starnes 380 NA 1.30 FS Closure, Lump Gulch Fuels 2009
Sugarloaf Mtn. Sugarloaf Mtn. 220 NA 0.71 Closed, Boulder Open Space 1998
Switzerland Trail Switzerland
Lefthand Creek Loop
Windy Ridge
Fourmile North
141
323
326
462
Easy - 1 1.80
2.92
1.79
1.23
Admin closure 141.1,.2
Admin closure
Admin closure 326.1A,.1B
Admin closure 462.1A-.1C
Tungsten Tungsten 606     Admin closure
Winiger Ridge Winiger Ridge 359   2.63 Admin closure 359.1B,.1D,.1F
 Total Miles of Recreation Roads CLOSED 137.11

Last Modified: 09/14/12

Notes:

1) Road mileage is taken from Forest Service INFRA data as of January 2005 and Motor Vehicle Use Map data 2010. It has been cross referenced with Forest Service topo maps (2000 and 2002) overlayed with transportation routes.