16 Road, Coal Gulch

Beautiful, winding canyon with option to watch drivers finish 21 Road.

Total Miles


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3 to 4 Hours
Technical Rating
3 / 10
Best Time
Spring - Fall

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Trail Overview
16 Road, Coal Gulch
Take this trail through a beautiful, winding canyon. Early on, you will have the option to continue straight to an overlook, or take a left and view the end of the extreme 21 Road trail. Watch the most experienced riders navigate the challenging obstacles. This is a very hot trail in the summer so bring water and plan accordingly. Open all year, but may close unexpectedly for weather.
Getting There
Get off I-70 at Fruita Exit 19. Head west on U.S. Highway 50 for 1.4 miles and turn right on 16 Road. Follow wide 16 Road another 12.5 miles to Coal Gulch on the right.
Contact for Current Conditions
Grand Junction BLM Field Office
2815 H Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506
(970) 244-3000