Haystack Mountain  
Maps:    
USGS 7.5' Map: Parkview Mountain, Radial Mountain
Statistics:
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Easy 1 FR 730 18.30 9,000 to 10,600 ft. NA 4-5 hours
County: Jackson
Adopted by:      
Managed by: Routt National Forest,
Parks Ranger District
100 N. Main (P.O. Box 158)
Walden, Colorado 80480
(970)723-2700
Summary: Haystake Mountain 4WD road is a long road along the Continental Divide running below Parkview Mountain and Haystack Mountain.
Attractions: Scenic
Seasonal
Closure:
Agency - Sept 1 to Nov 15
Best Time: June - Best
July - Best
August - Best
September - Seasonal Closure
Trail Heads
Accessed:
FT 1226 - Snyder Creek Loop - Motorcycle only trail.
FT 1226.1B - Porcupine - Motorcycle only trail.
FT 1226.1C - Parkview Creek - Motorcycle only trail.
Camping:  
Base Camp:  
Fall Colors:  
Navigation: From Walden, CO. head south on Main St toward Van Horn Ave for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Colorado Hwy 125 South/Main St and continue to follow Colorado Hwy 125 South for 30.4 miles. Take a right hand turn onto a gravel road. This is Haystack Mountain, FR730.1, 4WD road.

From Granby, CO. head west on US-40 West/E Agate Ave toward 1st Street and continue to follow US-40 West for 3.0 miles. Turn right onto Colorado Hwy 125 North and go 22.8 miles. Take a left hand turn onto a gravel road. This is Haystack Mountain, FR730.1, 4WD road.
History:  
Description:
I only drove a short section of Haystack Mountain 4WD road from just below Willow Creek Pass to the intersection with FR 751. This part of the road is easy following the ridge along Parkview Mountain toward Haystack Mountain. The road runs through a heavily forested area.
Data updated: January 9, 2014        4WD Road driven: September 3, 2013        Copyright 4X4Explore.com - 2000-2014