Stevens Gulch Road

Silver Plume, Colorado (Clear Creek County)

Last Updated: 05/29/2021
4.3 / 5 ( 3 reviews )
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Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 3.46 miles
Highest Elevation: 11246 feet
Duration: About 1 hour
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Silver Plume
Nearest Town w/ Services: Georgetown
Official Road Name: 321, 189
Management Agency: Clear Creek County / Arapaho National Forest
District: Clear Creek Ranger District


Highlight: Stevens Gulch Road
The opportunity to "bag" two, class-1 14ers on the same day doesn't come around very often. Grays and Torreys Peak are the two highest points on the Continental Divide and offer you this rare opportunity. Located in Arapahoe National Forest, Stevens Gulch is the only road to access the upper Grays trailhead that cuts 3 miles off of your peak bagging hike.


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1. Trail Start / Parking Lot (0 mi)
The road starts just off of I70 at a large parking lot known as the "Chimney lot". There are several informational signs around the parking lot about the hiking trails in the area.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Denver

From Denver, follow I-70 west through Silver Plume and take exit 221 for Bakerville. Take a left at the top of the off-ramp, cross over the highway and enter the parking lot.



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Ryan Boudreau

Mapping Crew - Colorado

Hi, I'm Ryan! I am a Colorado native and I've been wheeling since I was 16 years old. I grew up with a relentless passion for all things Jeep and off road related, and that passion has never died out. I am a member of the Mile-Hi Jeep Club, Patrol 16 Sasquatch Jeepers and currently own an '06 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited (LJ) nicknamed "Minion". I am a huge supporter of Stay the Trail and Tread Lightly, and have participated and even been in charge of many trail restoration projects. I have been a trail leader several times for events such as All-4-Fun, ColoradoFest, Set Them Free, 14er Fest, and other. I am also the creator of the Unlimited LJ Adventure. My rig is built for extreme offroading, but I love to get my tires dirty on any kind of trail whether it's rock crawling or just scenic high Alpine drives. I've wheeled all over the country including Colorado, Utah, Kansas, the Carolinas, AZ, and California. I love a great adventure, and love even more to share those adventures with others. If you see the "minion" out on the trail, make sure to stop and say hello.
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