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Hotel Gulch Road is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Palmer Lake, Colorado that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for nature trips and off road driving.

Length 4.9 mi Elevation gain 19 ft Route type Point to Point

Nature trips

Ohv / off road driving

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Kelly B
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Very easy and quick (about an hour). Never saw another vehicle but did see a couple walking their dog. We entered at Woodland Park and made our way up Hotel Gulch Road and on to Rampart Range Rd. We ventured north to Jackson Creek Road. Nothing technical about the trip on basically dirt roads but I disconnected the sway bars in a few spots.

MoSaFrUs JeNkINs
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Easy way to break-in our new jeep.

Shawna Foster
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Hiking

Steep! Was not as bad as we though it would be coming up. Lots of unmarked camp sites and people shooting firearms. Bring a bag to pick up trash and you’ll be rewarded! We saw a lot of wildflowers

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bradyn Peters
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OHV/Off Road DrivingRocky

Good first timer trail. I didn’t air down, though there were a couple parts where I wish I had. Plenty of spots to stop at and stay away from the crowds. Only ran into two others the hour or so I was back in there eating and exploring.

K Michael Groves
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5.3.20 3pm - Nice, easy trail. Had to turn it into an out-and-back because FS300 was closed in parts. Barely any traffic. No snow on trail

Sam Boswell III
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OHV/Off Road DrivingRocky

Awesome trail. Definitely has a few sections where your line is important but overall a solid beginner 4 wheel trail

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Shawn S.
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Good first trail!

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Daniel Hurst
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Tight, rocky, snow covered in sections. A fun time

Blake Partis
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OHV/Off Road Driving

This trail was super fun! Nice and tight with lots of turns. Highly recommended.

A Rr
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Trail was completely covered in snow. No signs of anyone going down trail in quite some time.

Rod B.
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OHV/Off Road Driving

Late posting on the review. This is fun, short trail that connects Rampart Range Road to the 67. For purposes of writing this review, I am beginning the trail off of the 67. Passing the hotel grounds on your left (or alternatively on your right), you start to go uphill, towards a honeymoon cabin on the left side of the road. Prior to getting there, however, the trail was heavily covered in ice. When we completed this trail in reverse in January, we were coming the opposite direction and just did a controlled slide down. I am not sure of the current condition of that section. If you continue up from the honeymoon cabin, the road becomes more rocky and bumpy. (We saw stock trucks on our route both times we have been through here.) The trail will lead up to a flat area where there is likely a pond in the summer time. Kind of a cool area. Pushing further up hill towards Rampart Range Road, the trail is bumpy, but less rocky than the beginning. This is an easy trail that has some scenic areas in it. As the name implies (Gulch), you will not get a ton of high-point scenic views on this trail, but bet it will be awesome in the Spring.

Johnny Ochoa
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Homar A.
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Jack L.
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Mountain biking
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Jared Bohr
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Hiking
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Jack L.
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Mountain biking
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Jack L.
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Mountain biking
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Cameron Lallement
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OHV/Off Road Driving
Jack L.
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Mountain biking
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Shawn S.
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OHV/Off Road Driving
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Eric Pendleton
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OHV/Off Road Driving
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B Roll Offroad
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OHV/Off Road Driving
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B Roll Offroad
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B Roll Offroad
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