Texas Creek BLM Road 6040

Cotopaxi, Colorado (Fremont County)

Last Updated: 04/24/2022
4.3 / 5 ( 7 reviews )
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Highlights

Highlight: Texas Creek BLM Road 6040
The longest, and arguably the most difficult and most scenic of the 4x4 roads in the Texas Creek OHV Area, BLM Road 6040 is the reason to visit this area. Over eight miles in length, this road traverses forest and meadow gaining nearly 3,000 feet in elevation. From the shoulder of Table Mountain, expansive views to the southwest feature the magnificent Sangre de Cristo mountains.

Route Information

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Waypoints

1. Trailhead BLM Road 6040 (0 mi)
The trailhead is marked with a BLM sign indicating "6040". Go slight left and uphill.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Canon City, Colorado

Travel west on Highway 50 for approximately 15 miles. Take Fremont County Road 27 north (right) for approximately 2.3 miles where you will see the BLM signpost for Road 6040. This is the trailhead.

Camping

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Writer Information

Tracy Barker

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Tracy is an outdoor enthusiast originally from north Alabama. His family moved to central Utah when Tracy was a child, and subsequently to southern Utah, where he fell in love with the Rocky Mountains. His favorite activities are family trail rides and camping with small groups. He started many years ago in his dad's F-150 pickup truck, and subsequently his own 4x4 acquisition, a 1975 Ford Bronco (in 1991).
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