Homestake Collection System Road

4/5 (4 reviews)
Minturn, Colorado (Eagle County)
Last Updated: 11/24/2022
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Trail Information

Highlights

Homestake Collection System Road is an easy dirt road that holds two purposes. First, it is the exit route and connector for vehicles that are coming off the Holy Cross City trail returning to Homestake Road. Second, it is a primary route for multiple hiking trailheads and a busy parking area for entrance into the Holy Cross Wilderness. The road is wide enough for two vehicles the entire way through and should not be an issue for any 4wd vehicle.

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Trail Reviews

4/5 (4 reviews)
Todd
Official Crew
103250
Status: Seasonal Closure
Visited: 11/24/2022

Closed for the season! See you next year!
Ryan Boudreau
Official Crew
81350
Status: Temporary Closure
Visited: 08/03/2021

Homestake Road has experienced a washout which has closed the road, affecting access to Holy Cross.
Trail Review: Homestake Collection System Road - Ryan Boudreau
Status: Open
Rated 4/5
Visited: 06/10/2021

Road open and in good shape all the way to the reservoir. Had to remove one dead fallen tree from road about 3/4 of the way up. Traffic up until Gold Park Campground was pretty heavy. Great views up by the reservoir.
Trail Review: Homestake Collection System Road - Daniel Behrens
Trail Review: Homestake Collection System Road - Daniel Behrens
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Ryan Boudreau
Official Crew
81350
Status: Impassable
Visited: 05/21/2021

The seasonal gate on Homestake Road has been opened, and the roads were plowed to the Missouri Lakes trailhead. Forest Service reports snow throughout the area remains along unplowed sections.

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