Spurce Divide  
USGS 7.5' Map: Lynx Pass
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Easy 1 FR 275 2.00 9,000 ft. NA 0.5 hours
County: Routt
Adopted by:      
Managed by: Routt National Forest,
Yampa Ranger District
300 Roselawn Ave (PO Box 7)
Yampa, Colorado 80483
Summary: Spruce Divide is a short loop road off of Highway 134.
Attractions: History
Natural - Closed by heavy snows.
Best Time: June - Best
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - Early snows possible
Trail Heads
Camping: There are a few dispersed camp sites along the road.
Base Camp: This would be a good area to base camp. There are a few 4WD roads in the area, but most area short dead end routes.
Fall Colors: Poor - The area is pine forest.
Navigation: From Yampa, CO. head south on Colorado Hwy 131 S/Lincoln Street toward Main Street. Go 9.7 miles and take a slight left onto Colorado Hwy 134 East. Go 6.3 miles and take a left turn onto a gravel road. This is Spruce Divide, FR 275.

From Kremmling, CO. head west on US-40 W/Park Ave toward 5th Street. Continue to follow US-40 W for 6.3 miles. Turn left onto Colorado Hwy 134 West and go 18.3 miles. Turn right onto County Rd 16 and go 0.4 miles. Turn left onto a gravel road. This is Spruce Divide, FR 275.
Starting at the west end of Spruce Divide you leave the highway onto a gravel road and pass through a gated fenceline. You will be in an open meadow with spur roads that go to dispersed campsites in the trees. The road will continue through the meadow and head into the forest. Shortly the road will skirt the edge of a large meadow before crossing through another gated fenceline. The road will drop down along Highway 134 and connect into Morrison Creek Road, FR270.
Data updated: January 25, 2014        4WD Road driven: September 1, 2013        Copyright 4X4Explore.com - 2000-2014