B South Road

Grand Junction, Colorado (Mesa County)

Last Updated: 05/06/2022
5 / 5 ( 1 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 7.56 miles
Highest Elevation: 6580 feet
Duration: About 1 hour, 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Grand Junction
Nearest Town w/ Services: Grand Junction
Official Road Name: BS.00 Road
Management Agency: Bureau of Land Management
District: Grand Junction Field Office


Highlight: B South Road
On a remote edge of the McInnis National Conversation Area, B South Road is easy access to scenic views of the nearby canyons and mountains. The sandstone canyon walls rise 400-500 feet in some places, showing off the eons of erosion that have left striated rock all over the park. Dense areas of sagebrush surround the trail, providing a heavy scent and giving the local cows something to graze on. If these sometimes defensive cows are willing to leave you in peace, there are plenty of unique camping locations along the way too. Don't miss this gorgeous desert trail that's a great getaway inside of a national treasure.


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1. Trailhead (0 mi)
The trailhead for this writeup starts on the County Road portion of BS.00 Road at the intersection with N 10 3/4 Road.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Grand Junction, Colorado

Start on Grand Avenue and Interstate 70. Drive west on Broadway for 0.8 miles to Monument Road and turn left on to D Road. Follow for 0.3 miles to Rosevale Road and turn right for 0.9 miles to Little Park Road. Turn right onto Little Park Road and travel 12.4 to D S Road and turn left. Follow for 1.3 miles and turn right onto S 16 1/2 Road. Follow for 0.5 miles and turn left onto B South Road. Follow the county road for 7.4 miles to the trailhead noted on this writeup. *Note, this route avoids the Colorado Monument since it is not a thoroughfare. Even just driving through requires a $25 use fee.



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Writer Information

JD Marshall

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Jen & JD moved to Colorado from Chicago in May of 2015 for work and brought with them a 2001 stock Jeep Wrangler that had been garage bound for two years. Within a month of arrival, all rusty 170,000 miles of it was shaking on Colorado trails and they've never stopped. As time as gone on, their 2001 TJ had to be traded and a 2015 Jeep JK has been added to the family. JD works as a Systems Engineer for a cable company and Jen runs a business from their home during the week to pay the bills. When the weekend hits, they're almost always hitting the trail. When Sunday night rolls around, the question turns to, 'so what's next week?!'.
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