Birdseye Gulch Road Horseback Riding

The 46th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

Near Leadville, the Birdseye Gulch Road is a 17 mile loop open to horseback riding. This 17 mile loop is usually ridden by mountain bikers, but horseback riders, hikers, ATV riders and motorcyclists may want to try this route. Begin in Leadville at East 7th and Harrison. Follow East 7th Street past the Matchless Mine where it will turn to dirt. Stay on the main road staying left at the two forks and continue up towards Mosquito Pass. At the saddle before the high switchbacks begin you will take a left and travel north down Buckeye Gulch. You will follow this "road" through a major bog and past the railroad tracks to Colorado Hwy. 91. At this point, take a left and travel along the highway back to Leadville. You may want to try this route from Highway 91 and ending in town.

Overall, Birdseye Gulch Road is the 46th most popular horse trail of all 67 horseback rides in Colorado.

Birdseye Gulch Road in San Isabel NF (CO/US)

Birdseye Gulch Road in San Isabel NF (CO/US)

Birdseye Gulch Road Horseback Riding Map

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Local Contact(s):  San Isabel National Forest (719) 486-0749; Leadville Tourism (719) 486-3900; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Base Camp:  Mt. Elbert Lodge (719) 486-0594; Super 8; Silver King Inn; Columbine Suites

Luxury Loding:  Delaware Hotel (719) 486-1418

Breakfast Restaurant:  Golden Burro Cafe, Leadville; Tennessee Pass Café

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/psicc/leadville/

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Date Updated:  8/1/2016

ID:  17349

Birdseye Gulch Road Horseback Riding Map

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