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Quick Facts

Sayers Gulch Road

Beginning Elevation: 10,560 Feet (3291.8 Meters)
Difficulty: Difficult rough road with stream crossing
Elevation Gain: 360 Feet (112.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 10,920 Feet (3404.0 Meters)
Length, One-way: 2.1 Miles (3.5 Kilometers)
Road Number: Forest Road 382




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General Description

Sayres Gulch (Forest Road 382) is 2.1 miles in length and begins at South Fork Lake Creek Road (Forest Road 391) 2.7 miles southwest of Highway 82. The road ends at the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness boundary. Sayres Gulch is a rough road with a significant stream crossing at the beginning of the route. It continues into an alpine valley filled with willow bushes and beaver ponds. Hikers gain access to the Sayres Gulch Trail, 1465, and the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness from Sayres Gulch Road.


Directions from Twin Lakes: Travel 8 miles west of Twin Lakes Village on Highway 82 to South Fork Lake Creek Road. This is Forest Road 391 and will be on the left or south side of the highway. Follow this four-wheel drive road 2.7 miles to Forest Road 382 on the left side of South Fork Lake Creek Road. This is Sayres Gulch Road.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: May through October (NOTE: Snow may obstruct the trail during Fall, Winter and Spring months.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving Sayers Gulch Road
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Sayres Gulch Trail #1465
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Sayres Gulch Road - Forest Road 382
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Sayres Gulch Road - Forest Road 382, no mechanized or motorized vehicles beyond the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness boundary.
Yes
ICON ATV Riding Sayres Gulch Road - Forest Road 382, no mechanized or motorized vehicles beyond the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness boundary.
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding Sayres Gulch Road - Forest Road 382, no mechanized or motorized vehicles beyond the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness boundary.
Yes



Related Activities
McNassar Gulch - McNassar Gulch Road (Forest Road 394) begins on South Fork Lake Creek Road 3.3 miles southwest of Highway 82. It ends after 1.5 miles at a gate to a private road.

Peekaboo Gulch Road - Peekaboo Gulch (Forest Road 393) is a 2.3 mile extension from the South Fork Lake Creek Road (Forest Road 391).



More Information

Visitor Information:

Greater Leadville Area Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 861 , Leadville, CO, 80461, Phone: 719-486-3900, Fax: 719-486-8478, leadville@sni.net

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