Rushmer  
Maps:        
USGS 7.5' Map: Deer Peak, Saint Charles Peak
Statistics:
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Easy 1 FR364 1.28 8,980 to 9,560 ft. NA 0.5 hours
County: Custer
Adopted by:      
Managed by: Pike and San Isabel National Forest,
San Carlos Ranger District
3028 East Main Street
Canon City, CO 81212
(719)269-8500
Summary: Rushmer is a short connection road from Ophir Creek to the roads around Deer Peak
Attractions: None
Seasonal
Closure:
Natural - Closed by heavy snows
Best Time: June - Still snowed in
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - Watch for early snows
Trail Heads
Accessed:
 
Camping:  
Base Camp: This would be a good area to base camp and explore the other forest roads in the area.
Fall Colors: Average - There are aspen groves at the west end of the road
Navigation: From Westcliffe, CO. head east on Main Street toward S 7th Street for 1.8 miles. Continue onto CO-96 E and go 14.6 miles. Turn right onto CO-165 E and go 11.7 miles. Turn right onto Ophir Creek Rd and go 1.1 miles. Continue straight onto Forest Road 364, This is the Rushmer road.

From Rye, CO, head north on Boulder Ave for 0.1 miles. Turn left onto CO-165 W and go 16.5 miles. Turn left onto Ophir Creek Rd and go 1.1 miles. Continue straight onto Forest Road 364, This is the Rushmer road.
History:  
Description:
Rushmer is a short road that follows Rushmer Canyon. The road is a graded gravel road that passes through some private property.

Data updated - April 21, 2016     4WD Road driven - September 7, 2015     Copyright 4X4Explore.com - 2000-2016