Larimer County Road 80C (Sand Creek Pass)  
USGS 7.5' Map: Livermore Mountain, Haystack Gulch, Cherokee Park, Diamond Peak, Eaton Reservoir, Sand Creek Pass, Glendevey
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Graded Cnty 80C 17.5 6000 to 8976 ft. NA 1-2 hours
County: Larimer
Adopted by:      
Managed by: Larimer County 200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO 80521 970-498-7000
Summary: Larimer County 80C is an easy road that connects Livermore with the Larimer River Valley.
Attractions: Forest Access
Best Time: June - Best
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - Best
Trail Heads
There are multiple Colorado Division of Wildlife fishing access points along Larimer County 80C. They are on the east end of the county road along Sheep Creek and Devils Creek.
Camping: There a few campsites along County road 80C where Acme Creek 4WD road connects.
Base Camp: NA
Fall Colors: Average - There are some small stands on the east end of the road. Larger stands are on the west end of the road.
Navigation: From Livermore, CO head west on US-287 N toward W County Rd 74e/Red Feather Lakes Rd for 2.9 miles. Turn left onto Cherokee Park Rd/County Rd 80C.

From Red Feather Lakes, CO head west on W County Rd 74e/Red Feather Lakes Rd toward Co Rd 67J for 0.7 miles. Continue straight onto Deadman Rd and go 22.8 miles. Turn right onto County Rd 80C.
Larimer County Road 80C is an easy graded road that heads west from Livermore and passes over rolling hills through private ranches. As it heads west it follows Meadow Creek, Devils Creek and Sheep Creek. The road remains graded for its entire length passing through Trials End and passing by Eaton Reservoir.

The landscape will open up and you will pass among open meadows with high bluff to the north and heavy forested land to the south. The pass itself is a non descript place along the county road. It is a quick drive down the west side to Four Corners and County Road 103.
Data updated - December 11, 2016      4WD Road driven - September 4, 2016      Copyright - 2000-2016