Pennsylvania Gulch

This is a short, but challenging trail that's great for beginners.

Total Miles


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1 Hour
Technical Rating
7 / 10
Best Time
Summer - Fall

As we continue to improve our trail coverage, we'd love to hear what you think and which areas to add next.

Trail Overview
Pennsylvania Gulch
Go from Sunset, CO to Highway 72 on this fun route. If you want to make a loop, use the first portion of the Switzerland Trail. This will also offer a bit more challenge. The upper portion of the trail goes through a small residential area. It is open all year. Check weather first.
Getting There
The most direct way to reach the start of this trail is to leave Boulder on Highway 119 and turn right on Fourmile Canyon Road 118. Follow this road to town of Sunset and turn left on C.R. 93. Go to first switchback, less than 0.2 mile, to trail on right. Or, just follow directions for Switzerland Trail #29, which takes you past the entrance to Pennsylvania Gulch just south of the town of Sunset.
Contact for Current Conditions
Roosevelt N.F.
Boulder R.D.
(303) 541-2500