|Old Corral Peak|
|USGS 7.5' Map:||Corral Peaks, Parshall|
|Managed by:||Routt National Forest,
Parks Ranger District
|100 N. Main (P.O. Box 158)
Walden, Colorado 80480
|Summary:||Old Corral Peak is an alternate route on the west side of Cabin Creek Divide. It climbs through open vistas to forested valleys.|
|Natural - Closed by heavy snows.
June - Best
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - Early snows possible
|Camping:||There are only a few dispersed sites along Old Corral Peak road.|
|Base Camp:||This area would be a good place to base camp to explore the other 4WD roads around Corral Peak.|
|Fall Colors:||Average - The lower section runs through aspen forests.|
|Navigation:||From Granby, CO head west on US-40 West/E Agate Ave. for 17.4 miles. Turn right onto County Rd 21 and continue to follow County Rd 21 for 4.6 miles. Turn right to stay on County Rd 21 and go 0.3 miles. Take a slight left to stay on County Rd 21 and go 2.0 miles to an intersection. Continue to the left to start Old Corral Peak, FR12, road.
From Kremmling, CO head east on US-40 East/Park Ave toward 7th St Continue to follow US-40 East for 10.2 miles. Turn left onto County Rd 21 and continue to follow County Rd 21 for 4.6 miles. Turn right to stay on County Rd 21 and go 0.3 miles. Take a slight left to stay on County Rd 21 and go 2.0 miles to an intersection. Continue to the left to start Old Corral Peak, FR12, road.
|Old Corral Peak road continues to climb up the mountain through aspen groves. There will be openings were you will get views toward Kremmling.
As the aspen get thicker you will continue to climb uphill until you come to an intersection to the left. This is Dirty Bird Spur, FR121, which heads through an area that has recently been thinned.
Continue up a shallow valley for approximatley 1.5 miles. You will come to another intersection with a road coming down from the right. This is Corral Peak, FR112.6, and marks the end of Old Corral Peak road.
|Data updated May 15, 2014 4WD Road driven September 2, 2013 Copyright 4X4Explore.com - 2000-2014|