Ute Creek  
Maps:    
USGS 7.5' Map: Idaho Springs, Georgetown
Statistics:
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Easy 2 FR727, CR118 4.74 8,395 to 10,560 ft. NA 1-2 hours
County: Clear Creek
Adopted by:      
Managed by: Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest,
Clear Creek Ranger District

Clear Creek County
101 Chicago Creek Road, Idaho Springs, CO 80452


405 Argentine St., P.O. Box 2000, Georgetown, CO 80444
303-567-3000


303-679-2300
Summary: Ute Creek is mainly a county road the ties into the Lamartine road.
Attractions:  
Seasonal
Closure:
Natural - Closed by heavy snows
Best Time: June - Good
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - Good
Trail Heads
Accessed:
 
Camping: There is no dispersed camping along Ute Creek road.
Base Camp: This would be a good area to base camp to explore the 4WD roads around Saxon Mountain.
Fall Colors: Good - There are aspen groves along the creek and around the Lamartine town site.
Navigation: From Idaho Springs, I-70 exit 240, cross I-70 and head southwest on CO-103 S for 4.9 miles. Turn right onto Ute Creek Road.
History:  
Description:
(I have not driven this road recently.)
Data updated - August 3, 2019     4WD Road driven - (not yet)     Copyright 4X4Explore.com - 2000-2019