Gordon Gulch

Total Miles


2717.63 ft


1 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

You're likely to see hikers on this trail, and it is a popular camping destination on the weekends. Check for postings on what camping is dispersed and what is designated. Be bear aware and plan accordingly. Trail is open all year.


Easy. The main route described here is wide and easy, although it can get rutted and muddy in a few spots. You'll want a high-clearance, 4-wheeldrive vehicle for lesser side roads.

Technical Rating


Access Description

From Boulder, take Highway 119 to Nederland. At roundabout, continue north about 5 miles on Highway 72. Turn right into treed area 0.3 mile north of mile marker 37. Follow F.S. 226 short distance east to large parking area. Trail can also be accessed from Switzerland Trail on the north end at Waypoint 05 via F.S. 233A.