Boulder Ranger District - Arapaho / Roosevelt National Forest
Closed Roads
Road Name Forest Service
Road Name
FDR # Difficulty Miles Status
Antelope Park Antelope Park 127   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)
Bear Gulch Bear Gulch 235
240
Easy 4 1.77
0.71
Includes 235.1A,.1B,.1C (signed) and 240.1A
2013 Flood damage closure
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 Creek
204
205
  2.08
2.58
Includes 204.1A,.1B, 205.1A,.1B
Administrative Closure
Buckeye Mountain Buckeye Mountain 512.1   0.50 Includes 512.1A
Magnolia Travel 2015
Burns Gulch Burns Gulch 361.1   0.47 Administrative Closure
Button Rock Button Rock Mountain 118 Moderate 5 3.00 Closed, Forest Service 1992
Includes 118.3-.5
Button Rock Loop Button Rock B 118.1 Easy 4 0.76 Closed due to 2013 Flood
Includes 118.3 (part)
Button Rock Reservoir Button Rock
Cottonwood Gulch
117
119
  7.20
3.84
Administrative Closure
Caille Cabin Caille Cabin 455.1   1.81 Includes 455.1A,.1B
Administrative Closure
Cannon Mtn. Cannon Mtn. 254   3.64 Admin Closure, includes 254.1A-H
Caribou Klondike
Windy Gap
505   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
Carnge Canyon Lower Creek 286.A Extreme 10 1.01 Closed, Forest Service 2008
Castle Gulch Castle Gulch 287 Easy 3 2.28 Includes 287A(signed)
Closed due to 2013 Flood
Castle Gulch East Golden Age 288 Moderate 6 1.50 Includes 288A,B,D(signed)
Closed due to 2013 Flood
Castle Gulch Ridge Castle Gulch Spur 287B Moderate 6 1.27 (signed) Closed due to 2013 Flood
Champion Mine Champion Mine 105.C Easy 2 0.25 Closed, Magnolia Travel 2015
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 2.51 Includes 412.1G,.1H,.1J,.1K,.2A,.2B,.2D,.2F
Administrative Closure and removed from MVUM 2010, 2016
Deer Ridge Deer Ridge 604.1   6.04 Includes 604.1A-.1E
Administrative Closure
Dugan Spur Dugan Spur 201.1B   1.48 Includes 201.1C
Administrative Closure
Ellsworth Gulch Ellsworth Gulch 381 Easy 2 1.55 Forest Service MVUM 2010, 381.1,.2,.3,.4
Emmit Mine Emmit Mine 293 Easy 3 1.21 Includes 293.1B
Closed due to 2013 Flood
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
Fairview View Fairview View 286.H Easy 2 0.50 (signed) Closed due to the 2013 Flood
Fireman Hill Upper Ridge 286.D Moderate 7 2.00 (signed) Closed due to the 2013 Flood
Farewell Gulch Farewell Gulch 237.1G Easy 2 0.10 Administrative Closure
Front Range Trailhead Boy Scout 357.1   0.85 Administrative Closure
Gamble Gulch Gamble Gulch 411.2C   0.15 Removed from MVUM 2016.
Giggey Lake Giggey Lake 351.1   0.71 Administrative Closure
Gillespie Gulch Gillespie Gulch 331 Moderate 7 2.45 Closed by private 2006, destroyed in 2013 Flood.
Glacier Lake Meridan 238   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
Hicks Gulch Hicks Gulch 493.1   6.78 Includes 493.1A-.1E
Private Property Closure
Hill Gulch Prophyry Mountain
Hill Gulch
281
282
  0.71
0.38
Administrative Closure
Ironclads Ironclads spur 216.1A Easy 4 1.27 (signed) 2013 Flood damage closure
James Creek Ridge Jim Creek 513 Easy 3 3.16 Closed, Forest Service 1998
Jenks Creek Jenks Creek 267   0.78 No access private property
Jenny Lind Jenny Lind 414   2.70 Administrative Closure
Johnny Park Spurs Twin Sisters 2 118 Easy 3 1.93 Administrative Closure, 118.6,.7
Jumbo Mtn. Spurs Jumbo Mtn. Spurs 289.1C   0.35 Includes 289.1D
Administrative Closure
Kingston Peak Kingston Peak 353.3
353.4
  1.48 Admin closure
Lazy Z Lazy Z 350.1   0.26 Admin Closure
Lefthand Canyon Lefthand 286 Moderate 6 3.91 (signed)
Closed due to 2013 Flood
Lefthand Reservoir Lefthand Reservoir 232
0.93 Admin closure .1B-D
Lefthand Stage Road Lefthand Spur 286.B Easy 4 0.80 Reclamation closure
Little James Creek James Creek 102J Easy 3 2.59 Closed, Boulder County 2000
Meeker Park Meeker Park 122   1.55 Admin Closure 122.1(part), .1A, .1B
Miller Rock Cannon Mountain 254   2.73 Admin Closure 254.1B,.1D,.1E
Millionaire South Millionaire South 307.1A   0.55 Administrative Closure
Moon Gulch Moon Gulch 290   1.15 Admin Closure 290.1B-.1D
Mother Hill Lower Ridge 286.C Difficult 8 0.67 (signed)
Closed due to the 2013 Flood
Nebraska Hill Nebraska Hill 183.2   4.89 Closed, Forest Service
Niwot Ridge Niwot Ridge 506   6.20 Admin Closure 506.1,.2,.3,3A,3B
N Boulder Creek N Boulder Creek 333.1   1.63 Includes 333.1A,.1B
Administrative Closure
Nugget Hill Nugget Hill 509.3D Moderate 5 0.76 Closed, Forest Service MVUM 2010
Nugget Hill Walker Mountain 509 Easy 4 5.16 Includes 509.1B (signed)
Includes 331.1A(signed)
Closed due to 2013 Flood
Observatory Spurs North Observatory
High School Overlook
West Magnolia
Observatory
342
343
346
355
  0.93
0.59
0.67
3.20
Closure Magnolia Travel 2013,2015
342.1A-.1C

355.1A,.1B,.1E-I,.S10,.S11
Owens Flat Owens Flat   Easy 3 1.40 Closed, Forest Service 2005
Pactolus Spur Pactolus Spur 362.1   1.60 Administrative Closure
Park Creek Upper Basin 202 Easy 3 1.06 Admin Closure 202.1(part),.1B
Peewink Spur Peewink Spur 332.1E   0.43 Administrative Closure
Phoenix Ghost Town Rollinsville
S. Tennessee Mtn
105.1
109.1
Easy 3 0.20
1.00
Closed, Magnolia Travel 2013,2015
Includes 105.1A,.1B,.2B
Includes 109.1A,.1C
Plumely Canyon Plumely Canyon 299.4   1.40 Admin closure
Potato Gulch Potato Gulch 452.1   1.09 Includes 452.1A,.1B
Administrative Closure
Rattlesnake Gulch Rattlesnake Ridge 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
Rock Lake Rock Lake 227.1   1.81 Includes 230.1,.1A
Administrative Closure
Rollins Pass Siding Rollins West 354   3.58 Access? Private. Includes 354.1A
Silver Lake Niwot Ridge 506   8.35 Closed (Boulder Watershed)
Skydale Skydale 410   1.96 FS Closure, Lump Gulch Fuels 2009
Includes 410.1C
FS MVUM 2010 closure, 410.1B,D-F
Skydale South Skydale South 408   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
Spring Gulch Spring Gulch 370 Easy 2 1.30 Includes 370.1A
Closed due to 2013 Flood
Spruce Gulch Spruce Gulch 268   1.33 Closed, Boulder Open Space
Stapp Lake Stapp Lake 508   2.78 Admin closure 508.1,.2,.2A,.2B
Starnes Starnes 380   1.30 FS Closure, Lump Gulch Fuels 2009
Sugarloaf Mtn. Sugarloaf Mtn. 220   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
Todd Gulch Todd Gulch 457.1   0.90 Includes 457.1A
Administrative Closure
Tungsten Tungsten 606.1 Easy 1 4.00 Admin closure
Includes FR606.1A-.1C
Tungsten Mountain Magnolia South 358.1   0.54 Includes 358.1A
Closed, Magnolia Trails Proj. 2013
Upper Carnage Upper Creek 286.E Moderate 5 0.76 Destroyed in 2013 by flood
Walker Mountain Walker Mountain 509.1A Moderate 7 1.73 (signed)
Closed due to 2013 Flood
West Tungsten West Tungsten 345.1   0.25 Closed, Magnolia Trails Proj. 2013
Wheeler Roads Wheeler Roads 365.1   2.64 Includes 365.1A-.1D
Administrative Closure
Winiger Ridge Winiger Ridge 359   4.10 Admin closure 359.1B,.1C,.1D,.1F,.1R,.1S,.1T
  Total Miles of Recreation Roads CLOSED 201.61

Last Modified: 04/14/18

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.