Mammoth Gulch

Rollinsville, Colorado (Gilpin County)

Last Updated: 01/31/2021
3.6 / 5 ( 7 reviews )
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Highlight: Mammoth Gulch
Mammoth Gulch provides access to or from the northern terminus of the Kingston Peak trail or can be combined with Elk Park Road to make a back way into Apex and the trails around Dakota Hill and Oregon Hill. This trail features beautiful views of the James Peak Wilderness and the area around Rollins Pass to the west and north. There is also interesting history to be seen as you pass through the ghost town of Tolland on the way to the trailhead. Mammoth Gulch can be a leisurely, scenic drive or a connection to further adventure.

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( EASY - MODERATE )

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Waypoints

1. Trailhead (0 mi)
Turn left off of Moffat Tunnel Road and go uphill to the southwest to begin the trail. There is a street sign marking the trail as County Road 4N, Mammoth Gulch Road.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Rollinsville

From Rollinsville, follow Moffat Tunnel Road as it winds west along the Union Pacific Railroad for 5.2 miles, through the ghost town of Tolland. Just past Tolland there will be a turn-off on the south side of the road for Mammoth Gulch Road (County Road 4N) prior to crossing the railroad tracks and before reaching the trailhead for Rollins Pass East.

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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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