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The Gulches

Teller County, Colorado

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The Gulches are a series of roads that lead deep into the heart of the Hayman Burn area and the South Platte River. Closed after the fire in 2002 for restoration, they have recently opened with some restrictions to allow for some very unique opportunities to see the forest recovery in progress.

Popular Trails in This Area

Hackett Gulch (FR220)** (Open to the Park County line ONLY)
Longwater Gulch (FR221)** (Open to the Park County line ONLY)
Metberry Gulch (FR205)**

Detailed Description

Adopted Trails

** FR220, FR221 Adopted by Predator 4WD LLC.

** FR220 Adopted by Rocky Mountain 4WD Club

** FR205, FR221 Adopted by Colorado 4-Wheelers

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The closure at the Park County Line.  PLEASE RESPECT THE CLOSURE!!!

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Note that not all of the trails in an area will be open to all vehicle types. Follow the Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)s and signage for the area and ride only on trails open to and wider than your OHV.


Most routes in this area are open only to licensed, street-legal vehicles. Please refer to the MVUM for designated ATV and dirt bike routes.

Trail System Maps and GPS Files

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Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM)

South Park Ranger District - East

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