Hackett Gulch

Total Miles
3.8

Elevation

2,741.45 ft

Duration

2 Hours

Technical Rating

6

Moderate

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is one of three trails known as the Gulches which are popular offroad trails in the area. Most of the trail is smooth gravel with varying dips, humps, and banks. It is closed at the county line to motorized vehicles but is roughly a half-mile walk to the South Platte River. There is an overlook stop along the trail that offers scenic views of the canyon below.

Photos of Hackett Gulch

Hackett Gulch
Hackett Gulch
Hackett Gulch

Difficulty

The trail difficulty is due to one technical rock obstacle.

History

This trail used to be open to the south Platte river and loop to Longwater Gulch but has been closed by the National Forest Service at the Park county line.

Technical Rating

6

Status Reports

Brian Sorby
Nov 30, 2023
4x4
Permanently Closed
Officially Closed Sign
Heavily Barricaded with Natural Material

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