County Road 500 South

Total Miles
2.0

Elevation

185.03 ft

Duration

0.3 Hours

Technical Rating

10

Difficult

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

County Road 500 South in the bottoms is a 2-mile gravel road. On the west end of the road is a hill that can be a challenge when it is icy. Both sides of the road are private property, and the road is usually closed after heavy rain due to flooding. Geese and blue herons can be seen in the fields along the road at certain times of the year. There is a bridge at the center of the road. The west end of the road ends at the Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge.

Photos of County Road 500 South

County Road 500 South
County Road 500 South
County Road 500 South

Difficulty

The road is an easy gravel road on a dry day or with a small amount of rain. Wintertime, snow will drift across the road, requiring 4WD. The road will close if flooded. The hill can be a challenge if icy.

Technical Rating

10

Status Reports

Bradley Conrad
Jun 22, 2024
1995 Ford F-Series
Open
Normal
Literally just a gravel road with one small incline
Reid Kruse
Jun 22, 2024
4x4
Open
Dusty
Gravel road surrounded by fields

Access Description

Turn south off of Highway 50, and when 700 comes to a T intersection, turn west on 500 and follow the gravel.

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