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Mountain Biking: Colorado > Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests > Taylor River Ranger District

Quick Facts

Cabin Creek Road # 743.3A

Beginning Elevation: 7,838 Feet (2443.3 Meters) junction Highway 50
Difficulty: Moderate to More Difficult
Elevation Gain: 1,858 Feet (579.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,696 Feet (3022.4 Meters) junction with Lost Canyon Road*
Length: 10.75 Miles (17.92 Kilometers) to Lost Canyon Road
Recommended Season: Summer to Fall
Road Number: 743.3A
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Parlin, Signal Peak

Satellite and Topo Map

General Description

Cabin Creek Road leaves Highway 50 at an elevation of 7,838 feet leading north. The road climbs for approximately five and a quarter miles to a fork close to 9,000 feet. The right fork becomes Forest Road 812.2A and connects with Dry Gulch Road. The left fork is Forest Road 743.3A, Cabin Creek Road. If you follow the left fork it splits again within two miles. The right fork leads to Dry Gulch Road and the left fork leads to Lost Canyon Road. The elevation at the junction of Cabin Creek Road and Lost Canyon Road is 9,696 feet. Travel restrictions may be in effect in this area, please check current conditions at the Gunnison ranger office.

Directions from Gunnison: From Gunnison travel six miles east on Highway 50 to Cabin Creek Road, Forest Road 743.3A.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving Cabin Creek Road # 743.3A
ICON Mountain Biking Cabin Creek Road
ICON ATV Riding Cabin Creek Road
ICON Motorcycle Riding Cabin Creek Road

Related Activities
Dry Gulch Road # 812 - Dry Gulch Road leads northeast from Highway 50 seven miles east of Gunnison. This road ends at the Fossil Ridge Wilderness boundary.

Lost Canyon Road #743 - Lost Canyon Road is a popular place for motorized vehicles and mountain bikes. It leads to and intersects with several other four-wheel drive roads northeast of Gunnison.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Gunnison National Forest, 216 North Colorado , Gunnison, CO, 81230, Phone: 970-641-0471


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