Lake County, Colorado
The connecting pass to Ruedi Reservoir from the east, Hagerman Pass is a great drive for all vehicle types. Looking over Turquoise Reservoir, this high mountain pass is a great summer destination, and easily accessed from Leadville.
From Leadville: Head south out of town on Harrison Ave from 9th St. Follow approx 0.5 miles where it will curve into Silver Dr/Front St/US-24 E. Continue approx 0.7 miles to McWethy Dr. Turn norh on McWethy Dr and follow approx 0.6 miles where it will turn into Co Rd 4/Turquoise Lake Rd. Follow Co Rd 4 west past Turquoise lake towards Hagerman Pass.
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.
Leadville Ranger District, (719) 486-0749