|USGS 7.5' Map:||Central City, Nederland|
|Managed by:||Roosevelt National Forest
Boulder Ranger District
|2140 Yarmouth Ave.
Boulder, CO 80301
|Attractions:||Mining History, Scenic Views|
|Natural, closed by heavy snows
June - May still be drifted in on the north side and in the heavy timber early in the month.
July - Best time.
August - Best time.
September - Best time.
October - Watch for early snows.
|Camping:||The southern end of the Dakota Hill 4WD road offers the most dispersed sites. Be aware of private property and do not camp at old mine sites, they are also private property.|
|Base Camp:||There is a good network of other 4WD roads in the area to explore. Most roads are old mining roads of moderate challenge.|
|Fall Colors:||Poor. There are few aspen stands.|
|Navigation:||From Black Hawk, Colorado take Highway 119 northwest for 3.4 miles to CR 15-S/Missouri Gulch Road. Turn left onto CR15-S and go 0.8 miles, turn right to stay on CR 15-S. Go 0.7 miles to a left turn off of CR 15-S, this is the start of Dakota Hill 4WD Road.
From Nederland, Colorado head southwest from the traffic circle on North Bridge Street. Go 0.3 miles and continue on Highway 119/Pine Street. Follow Highway 119 for 5.2 miles to a right turn onto CR 15-N/Gamble Gulch Road. After approximately 3.3 miles look for a right turn, this is the start of Dakota Hill 4WD Road.
|Dakota Hill is the tallest "hill" of the group of mountains east of Apex, Colorado.|
|Data updated 03/24/11 4WD Road driven 07/11/11 Copyright 4X4Explore.com - 2000-2011|