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Sevenmile Creek 4x4 Road, Colorado

Creek crossings and network of roads for OHVs, lots of camping

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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 7.1 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
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Overview:  The first part of this trail follows a valley floor, winding back and forth across a rocky creek. The second half climbs out of the... more »

Tips:  Large campers should enter from the north end of this trail off Road 162. Dispersed camp spots along Sevenmile Creek require 4... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Start Here

From Pingree Hill Road, just north of Rustic, turn left on Forest Road 225 and head uphill.

2. Log Structure on Right

Stay left past log structure on right.

3. Join Forest Road 171

Forest Road 171 joins on right and continues north. Continue northeast here across area of converging, confusing roads, and continue north on 171.

4. Important Right Turn

Stay right here on Forest Road 171. Left is 171B that leads to network of OHV roads. As you continue on 171, the road gets easier with numerous large camping spots.

5. End of Sevenmile Creek Trail

Trail ends at large Forest Road 162. One mile to the left connects to difficult Bald Mountain Road (available as eGuide from FunTreks on EveryTrail). Right connects to Pingree Hill Road that goes downhill to Highway 14 near town of Rustic. If you need gas, turn right when you reach Highway 14 and go short distance to Glen Echo Resort.