Devils Canyon  
USGS 7.5' Map: Idaho Springs
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Easy 4 FR 246 6.62 9,840 to 10,435 ft. Hill - 1 2-3 hours
County: Clear Creek
Adopted by: Front Range 4x4    
Managed by: Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forest,
Clear Creek Ranger District
101 Chicago Creek Road, P.O. Box 3307
Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Summary: Devils Canyon is an easy network of 4WD roads off of the Mount Evans road.
Attractions: Dispersed Camping, Mount Evans
Agnecy - December 15 to June 16 to minimize disturbances during the elk calving season.
Best Time: June - Best, after opening
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - May have early snow
Trail Heads
FT48, Devils Canyon - Hiking, Equestrian, Mountain Bike.
Camping: There are quite a few dispersed camp sites along the Devils Canyon network.
Base Camp: This would be a good place to base camp and explore Cascade Creek, FR710, Ute Creek and other areas around Mount Evans.
Fall Colors: Poor - Mainly pine forest.
Navigation: From I-70, take exit 240 in Idaho Springs south on Colorado Highway 103 for 10 miles. Look for wide shoulder area on right, turn left on FR 246.
(I have not driven this road yet.)
Data updated - July 29, 2019     4WD Road driven - not yet     Copyright - 2000-2019