Near Fairplay in the South Park Ranger District, the Gold Dust Trail is an 8 mile route open to horseback riding.
The Gold Dust Trail begins off the Church Camp Road in the town of Como. The trailhead is approximately 5.5 miles from US Highway 285. There is a wide spot for parking in the road approximately .3 miles past the trailhead.
Overall, Gold Dust Trail is the 31st most popular horse trail of all 67 horseback rides in Colorado.