Ruby Jewel Road

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Ruby Jewel Road is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Walden, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
6.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1594 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

mountain biking

off road driving

walking

cross country skiing

horseback riding

forest

views

wild flowers

Ruby Jewel Route Permitted uses: Foot, horse, bike, motorcycle, ATV, jeep, ski, snowshoe and snowmobile Miles: 4 miles one-way summer / 8 miles one-way winter Elevation: 9,146 feet Elevation gain: feet 800 Comments: Most passenger vehicles can travel the first mile to the car parking area or the Ruby Jewel Yurt. 4X4's can continue for another two miles where the route dead-ends at the Ruby Jewel Trailhead. Dispersed vehicle camping is permitted. http://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/parks/StateForest/Pages/Trails.aspx

3 months ago

I have done a lot of the trails up here at state forest state park in my Nissan Frontier. some of these trails are pretty challenging with steep rocky switchbacks. Watch out for ATVs, these trails are narrow! I will take pics next time I am up there.