Bachelor Road

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Located just east of Creede, passing through the all-but-lost ghost town of Bachelor, Bachelor Road is the western portion of the iconic Bachelor Loop Historic Driving Tour. This time-traveling dirt road offers adventurers a glance into the past as you relive the mining history of the last silver bo... Read More
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Highlights of Bachelor Road

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Ghost Town Category Icon Ghost Town
Mine Category Icon Mine
Overland Category Icon Overland
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
10718 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
South
Official Trail Name
504
Nearest Town
Creede
Nearest Services
Creede
Management Agency
Rio Grande National Forest
District
Divide Ranger District

Overview

Located just east of Creede, passing through the all-but-lost ghost town of Bachelor, Bachelor Road is the western portion of the iconic Bachelor Loop Historic Driving Tour. This time-traveling dirt road offers adventurers a glance into the past as you relive the mining history of the last silver boom town in Colorado. Bachelor Road not only offers a storied past but welcomes users of all recreation types and rewards them with continuous, non-stop beauty. This trail will surely be memorable, from the aged Bristlecone Pines and high alpine peaks to the groves of bright golden aspen overtaking hillsides above the Rio Grande River.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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8 Waypoints
26 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
1 Community Reviews
1 Video
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