Connects: Highway 133 (West Elk Loop Scenic Byway), Janeway Trail, Janeway Campground, Bulldog Creek Trail, Avalanche Campground, Avalanche Creek Trail
Carbondale, CO – Medium – 2.2 Miles – Hike, Run, Mountain Bike, Horseback Ride, Dog Friendly – Dirt
Avalanche Creek Road (FSR #310) is an intermediate/moderate road you can hike, run, mountain bike, and horseback ride that is dog friendly. All dogs are prohibited from November 23 through May 1. This area is a critical wildlife winter range. This is a 2.2 mile dirt road in Carbondale, CO.
Info Sign/Gate to Janeway Trail – 0.1 Miles
Info Sign/Gate to Bulldog Creek Trail – 1.5 Miles
Info Sign/Gate to Avalanche Creek Trail #1959 – 2.2 Miles
More information about Avalanche Creek Trail at the end of the road can be found at:
White River National Forest – Avalanche Creek Trail #1959 (Hiking)
Carbondale, CO – Medium – 2.2 Miles – Snowshoe, Classic XC Ski – Snow
Avalanche Creek Road (FSR #310) is an intermediate/moderate road closure you can snowshoe and cross-country ski. All dogs are prohibited from November 23 through May 1. This area is a critical wildlife winter range. This is a 2.2 mile winter road closure in Carbondale, CO.
All National Forest lands located to the north of Avalanche Creek Road are closed areas from November 23 through May 1. The purpose of this closure is to reduce disturbance of wintering bighorn sheep herds and other wildlife.
Pretty smooth dirt road. Fairly easy in a sedan with decent ground clearance. You cross Bulldog creek 1.5 miles (Bulldog creek trailhead is about 75ft prior to the creek crossing). The creek is the part that probably requires the most clearance. Water is about 5 inches deep (mid-July).