Pickle Gulch

A fun way to explore old mines and ruins.

Total Miles


Send Trail to Phone
2 to 4 Hours
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
Pickle Gulch
This secluded trail is surrounded by private property. Bring a GPS and use directions so you don't get lost. This is a fun area for unlicensed vehicles, and is open all year. For a longer adventure, take this trail with Moon Gulch.
Getting There
Take Highway 119 north from Black Hawk. Turn left on Missouri Gulch Road, C.R. 15S, less than 1 mile after mile marker 10. Drive in 0.8 mile and turn left at sign for Pickle Gulch Group Campground. Continue another 0.3 mile, staying right past campground to wide spot at end of road. Ignore gated road to left. Trail is straight ahead in dense trees.
Contact for Current Conditions
Arapaho N.F.
Clear Creek R.D.
(303) 567-3000