Straight Creek

Total Miles
3.6

Elevation

3,146.86 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

An ATV or dirt bike trail that follows I-70 from the town of Dillon to the Eisenhower Tunnel. You follow the creek most of the time which and are in the shadow of I-70. Mostly an easy road with some sand, washouts, a few shallow creeks, and some small but steep hills. This passes through the burn scar from the 2021 Straight Creek Fire.

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Straight Creek
Straight Creek
Straight Creek

Difficulty

Part one lane road, part ATV trail(50") several shallow creek crossing, a few very rocky sections

History

This appears to have been built to support the construction of I70 and the tunnels. Today it serves as a service road for the I70 drainage system which is interesting in itself, as well as for access to utilities to the tunnel.

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

Unseen Miles
Jun 12, 2023
Dirt Bike
Open
Muddy/Wet

Access Description

Headed north from Dillion, CO on US 6 take a left on Evergreen Road and an immediate left on CO 51 which is paved. At the top of the hill there is a large water tank on the right and a FS work center on the left. Proceed down the road to a large staging area and a gate by a dam and pond

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