Observatory Rock Road

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2/5 (3 reviews)
Lake George, Colorado (Park County)
Last Updated: 08/07/2023
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Located in the vicinity of the Tarryall Mountains, Observatory Rock Road presents an alternative Colorado trail experience. This modest dirt road navigates the high-altitude mountain prairies, creating an immersive journey amidst peaks just a stone's throw away from the road. This lofty setting ensures panoramic views, making every twist and turn a visual treat. While it may be a more straightforward trail than its neighbor, the famed China Wall Road, Observatory Rock Road, is an intriguing route worth exploring for those traversing the Badger Mountain Trail Network, adding diversity and scenic vistas to any offroad adventure.


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2/5 (3)
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Rated 2/5
Visited: 05/21/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Explored this trail after I had visited Packer Gulch Road. Other than it having less traffic compared to Packer, this trail is uneventful. The trail eventually ends next to a home. There was no snow on the entire trail. I did not come across another person during this drive.
Trail Review: Observatory Rock Road - Tim N.
Trail Review: Observatory Rock Road - Tim N.
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Visited: 09/18/2022

We checked on Eagle Rock and its connecting trails. No major changes to the write up but the road is a little rougher due to recent rains.
Trail Review: Observatory Rock Road - JD Marshall
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Rated 2/5
Visited: 10/17/2021

We ran Observatory Rock on our way out of the area and it's a pretty drive without anything to worry about in terms of getting stuck, etc. I would run this again but only if we were camping or doing a leisurely day in the dirt around the Badger Mountain Trail Network.

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