Democrat Mountain Road

4.5/5 (30 reviews)
Steeped in the rich mining history near Georgetown, CO, Democrat Mountain Road presents an exhilarating offroad challenge. This trail instantly pulls you into a relentless 2600-foot ascent, and your journey weaves past remnants of mining ruins, silently recounting tales of the silver rush here. Th...Read More
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Highlights of Democrat Mountain Road

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Camping Category IconCamping
Forest Category IconForest
Mine Category IconMine
Rock Category IconRock
Highest Elevation
11482 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
06/01 - 12/01
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
778.1
Nearest Town
Empire
Nearest Services
Empire
Management Agency
Arapahoe National Forest
District
Clear Creek Ranger District

Overview

Steeped in the rich mining history near Georgetown, CO, Democrat Mountain Road presents an exhilarating offroad challenge. This trail instantly pulls you into a relentless 2600-foot ascent, and your journey weaves past remnants of mining ruins, silently recounting tales of the silver rush here. The trail unfolds with rewarding views of Leavenworth Creek Mountain and Alpine Peak, and inviting camping spots are tucked between all along the way, providing peaceful retreats. Democrat Mountain Road is a harmonious blend of history, adventure, and natural beauty, appealing to all outdoor recreation enthusiasts.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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15 Waypoints
47 Trail Photos
2 Trail Concerns
30 Community Reviews
1 Video
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