Historic Bachelor Loop Fr 503 - 504

Total Miles
15.1

Elevation

3,343.95 ft

Duration

2 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a 17-mile loop through an historic mining district above Creede. It takes you through mine locations that date back to the 1890's and some abandoned ghost towns that once rivaled Creede in size.The loop starts at a visitor center in Creede, and the road is graded and suitable for most vehicles, but you will encounter some very steep hills.

Photos of Historic Bachelor Loop Fr 503 - 504

Historic Bachelor Loop Fr 503 - 504
Historic Bachelor Loop Fr 503 - 504
Historic Bachelor Loop Fr 503 - 504

Difficulty

This is a graded, maintained dirt road with some steep climbs.

History

Creede, along with several other townsites, began as an encampment in the late 1800's due to mining of the rich silver deposits there. This loop passes by many of the historic mines and ghost towns.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

Steven Barclay
Sep 25, 2023
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John Rhea
Jul 23, 2023
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Ted Richard
Jun 02, 2023
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