Michigan Hill

Rollinsville, Colorado (Gilpin County)

Last Updated: 12/27/2020
4 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 2.26 miles
Highest Elevation: 10640 feet
Duration: About 1 hour
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: West
Nearest Town: Rollinsville
Nearest Town w/ Services: Black Hawk
Official Road Name: 713
Management Agency: Arapaho National Forest
District: Clear Creek Ranger District

Highlights

Highlight: Michigan Hill
Michigan Hill is a major route in the extensive network of trails around Oregon Hill and Dakota Hill making connections to several trails in the network. It also offers a wide variety of terrain and landscapes from tight turns through dense forest to open hillsides with spectacular views. There are also some interesting relics of the area’s rich mining history.

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Waypoints

1. Trailhead (0 mi)
The trail heads west from the 4-way intersection at Dakota Hilll Waypoint 6 which is also the end of Gamble Gulch Connector.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Dakota Hill

The trailhead for Michigan Hill is at Waypoint 6 of Dakota Hill which is also the end of Gamble Gulch Connector.

Camping

Dispersed

Trail Reviews (9)

Questions & Answers (1)

Q: Do these trails need to be run in ascending order with the waypoints, or are they two way?
–Chris Haas (08/24/2021)
–Bill Andrews (08/24/2021)

Writer Information

Bill Andrews

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Bill is an off-road enthusiast with nearly 30 years of 'wheeling experience. At one time he had a streak of about 20 years of 4-wheeling at least once a month. He likes anything from easy, dirt roads to difficult trails but stops short of extreme. Over the years he has traveled over 700 different trails, mostly in Colorado and Utah. He loves finding and exploring new areas and sharing his knowledge with others. He has been the coordinator of Calvary 4-Wheelers for many years.
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