Red Dirt Road

Total Miles
26.8

Elevation

3,050.76 ft

Duration

4 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Start Red Dirt Road from Red Dirt Reservoir above the lake and work your way north. It's a well-maintained gravel road that has lots of wildlife to watch out for, including grouse, black bear, deer, and elk. Following Route 19 north along the ridgeline, the views will open up to the east with long vistas on clear days. Lots of camping and hiking opportunities are along this route.

Photos of Red Dirt Road

Red Dirt Road
Red Dirt Road
Red Dirt Road

Difficulty

This trail has well-maintained gravel with some tight turns; watch out for others going the other direction. This is a very remote section of road, so come prepared.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

Will Vogel
Mar 13, 2024
4x4
Obstructed
Deep Snow
Currently Red Dirt Reservoir is only accessible by snowmobile at this time. Road up to Latigo Ranch split off is drivable by full size 4x4.

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