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Great views.

The road leading up to the trailhead is a little washed out, but worth the drive. The views from... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
Susie H
Acworth, Georgia
Great hike with a view over towards Aspen / The Maroon Bells!

Great Hike and very fun bike ride down to Gothic Road! The view from the top of this short hike is... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
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Scenic trail for mountain bike enthusiasts that leads to a scenic overlook.
Crested Butte, CO
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

The road leading up to the trailhead is a little washed out, but worth the drive. The views from the trail are amazing!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Susie H
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Great Hike and very fun bike ride down to Gothic Road! The view from the top of this short hike is totally worth the steep hike up to it.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

This is an amazing hike! The drive to the Wash Gulch trailhead is not easy and having a 4x4 is a good idea as the dirt road has a LOT of large holes etc. We arrived at 7am on Saturday and had the place basically...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank account4fun
Reviewed November 16, 2016

It's a long hike up, but so worth it when you get to the top. Encountered lots of bikers on the way.... makes it a little treacherous when there's a pack coming at you! There's a creek that runs through the valley below, quite beautiful....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank gypsy_heart60
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Thete are better less trails in North Park and the Colegates Range. Highly over used canbyou say traffic jam. We biked ftom our lodging but most of the idiots drive to trail head Not fun! Biking yo the trail head was the best park! disapointment...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

Before we started this hike, we were unaware that the trail is used primarily for biking. The many deep grooves in the trail make it a bit challenging for hiking, but we persevered and glad we did. The views at the top are breathtaking. We...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Really great hike. You'll want a 4x4 vehicle to get to the trailhead unless you don't mind beating up your sedan. Moderate uphill walk from the Washington Gulch side which provides great views of wild flowers, surrounding peaks, and vistas.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Y2450ONstevep
Reviewed July 12, 2016

The trail, the views, and the wildflowers are spectacular. You either have to do part of the trail and return back to your vehicle, or shuttle from the two ends. You really need at least an all wheel drive vehicle for the western end, but...More

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank Buddy S
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

A moderate trail with nothing technical to worry about. Great for families and kids - minimal exposure. Very beautiful views out over the valley back towards Crested Butte and wildflowers everywhere.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank MileHighJacket
Reviewed January 28, 2016

Have done this hike many times and will continue to do so. It's an easy 20 minute drive up Wash Gulch to the parking area adjacent to the trailhead. Paradise Divide stuns you on the left and once you clear the mining site and tree...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank Hays14
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Lila M
July 19, 2018|
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Response from Hays14 | Reviewed this property |
The drive is not too bad. Would recommend FWD but have seen plenty of TWD's in the parking area. This is not a difficult hike, at all! Spectacular views at every turn. Enjoy!
July 4, 2016|
Response from Hays14 | Reviewed this property |
Wild flowers just beginning to pop. Any trail in the area is awesome. Just drive up Gothic, Washington Gulch, or Slate River roads and you'll be stunned.