Ute Trailhead- Gunnison Gorge, Colorado Hiking Trails Info, Map & More

Ute Trailhead- Gunnison Gorge, Colorado Hiking Trail Information

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From Olathe, Colorado drive north on US 50 for 2.3 miles. Turn right on Carnation Road and continue for 3.1 miles. Turn left on 6200 Rd and continue for 3.8 miles. Turn left on Peach Valley Rd. After 0.4 miles look for a water filling station on the right and turn right onto Ute Rd. Ute Rd is high clearance 4WD. Follow Ute Rd for 2.5 miles to the trailhead.



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Colorado Wilderness: Gunnison Gorge

Gunnison Gorge Wilderness – Ute Trail

Ute Trail Summit Post

BLM Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area

Gunnison Gorge Wilderness

The trail begins on a ridge that overlooks the area around Delta, Colorado to the west, over 1200 feet below and the Gunnison Gorge Wilderness Area to the east with a similar drop in elevation to the level of the Gunnison River where it ends about 4.5 miles away. The ridge line forms the western boundary of the wilderness area as it passes through this area of the Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area. Site amenities include two campsites with shade structures and picnic tables, a vault toilet, and an informational kiosk. There is a self-serve fee station for use of the wilderness, including Ute Trail. For more information, please contact the Gunnison Gorge NCA or Uncompahgre Field Office.

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