Nevadaville Road

Central City, Colorado (Gilpin County)

Last Updated: 05/08/2022
2.5 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 1.33 miles
Highest Elevation: 9267 feet
Duration: About 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Connector
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Central City
Nearest Town w/ Services: Black Hawk
Official Road Name: County Road 1S
Management Agency: Gilpin County


Highlight: Nevadaville Road
Nevadaville Road passes through the old town of Nevadaville and past the remains of around 20 mines, some of which are fairly well preserved. In addition to the ghost town and mining ruins, Nevadaville Road provides a peaceful, scenic drive and an alternate connection into the Yankee Hill network of 4x4 trails.


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1. Trailhead (0 mi)
Turn west (right if coming from Central City, left if coming from I-70) onto Nevadaville Road where Nevada Avenue becomes Central City Parkway. This intersection is well marked as the turnoff for Nevadaville and the Coeur d’Alene Mine. There is no pullout or parking at the trailhead.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Central City

**From Central City:** Go west on Nevada Street toward Central City Parkway. As you leave town, look for the right turn to Nevadaville and the Coeur d’Alene Mine and Memorial. This is the trailhead. **From I-70:** Take exit 243, Hidden Valley/Central City Parkway. Proceed west and north on Central City Parkway for eight miles. Just before you enter the town of Central City look for the left turn to Nevadaville and the Coeur d’Alene Mine and Memorial. This is the trailhead.


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Questions & Answers (1)

Q: Will be renting a razor for the day and would like to know your a couple intermediate trails you would recommend within a few hours of Denver. Thanks Steve
–Steve Sadak (08/05/2018)
–Bill Andrews (08/06/2018)

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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