Rampart Range Road

3.5/5 (116 reviews)
Picturesque Rampart Range Road is the perfect introduction to trails on the Colorado Front Range. The 60-mile road winds through the stunning Pike National Forest and follows the entire length of the Front Range south of US 85. The road's southern end offers smooth driving and breathtaking views o... Read More
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Highlights of Rampart Range Road

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Camping Category Icon Camping
Forest Category Icon Forest
Overland Category Icon Overland
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Snow Wheeling Category Icon Snow Wheeling
Highest Elevation
9499 ft
Shape of Trail
Straight Through
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
300
Nearest Town
Woodland Park
Nearest Services
Woodland Park
Management Agency
Pike National Forest
District
Pikes Peak Ranger District, South Platte Ranger District

Overview

Picturesque Rampart Range Road is the perfect introduction to trails on the Colorado Front Range. The 60-mile road winds through the stunning Pike National Forest and follows the entire length of the Front Range south of US 85. The road's southern end offers smooth driving and breathtaking views of Pike's Peak that will leave you spellbound. Built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps as part of efforts to escape the Great Depression, Rampart Range Road is a testament to Colorado's history and resilience. Nowadays, the road connects counties, trails, and off-roaders, making it a hub of recreation and a popular destination for adventurers seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of Denver life. 

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27 Waypoints
83 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
116 Community Reviews
1 Video
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