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Pennsylvania Gulch Road is a scenic and historic route west of Boulder, Colorado. The road's historical significance dates back to the 1800s, when it was a crucial transportation route for miners during the Colorado Gold Rush. Today, it serves as a reminder of the state's rich mining heritage. The narrow, winding road weaves through steep, rocky inclines, presenting a formidable challenge to experienced and novice drivers alike. While the road's difficulty might deter some, it draws thrill-seekers and offroad enthusiasts who relish the adrenaline rush of conquering this rewarding drive.
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Take Switzerland Trail North for 3.9 miles. The Pennsylvania Gulch trailhead heads to the west. The trail ends on Sugarloaf Mountain Trail approximately 1/2 mile from CO Highway 72.
This trail crosses several pieces of private property. There is evidence of vehicles leaving the road onto this private property. Continued trespass could cause the route to be closed in the future. Please remain only on the road.
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