Park Ditch  
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USGS 7.5' Map: Jack Creek Ranch
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Easy 1 FR 769 0.70 9,000 to 9,075 ft. NA 0.2 hours
County: Jackson
Adopted by:      
Managed by: Routt National Forest,
Parks Ranger District
100 N. Main (P.O. Box 158)
Walden, Colorado 80480
Summary: The Park Ditch 4WD road is a short spur road that leads to two camp sites.
Natural - Closed by heavy snows
Best Time: June - Best
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - Early snows possible
Trail Heads
Camping: There are two dispersed campsites along the road.
Base Camp: This would be a good area to base camp and explore the 4WD roads around Teller City and Owl Mountain.
Fall Colors:  
Navigation: From Walden, CO. head south on Main Street toward Van Horn Ave for 0.2 miles. Turn right onto Colorado Hwy 125 SouthMain Street and continue to follow Colorado Hwy 125 South for 23.8 miles. Turn left onto County Rd 21I and go 0.6 miles. Continue straight onto County Rd 21 for 5.9 miles. Take the right hand turn onto Park Ditch, FR 769, road.
Park Ditch, FR769, is a short spur road that runs through an open meadow to a raised area along the edge of the Illinois River. The road runs along this short embankment for less than a half mile before ending at the public lands boundary.
Data updated September 25, 2013        4WD Road driven September 3, 2013        Copyright - 2000-2014