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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Pike and San Isabel National Forests > South Platte Ranger District

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Gramp's Motorized Trail

Beginning Elevation: 8,480 Feet (2643.4 Meters) junction with Rampart Range Road
Difficulty: Intermediate
Elevation Gain, One-way: 160 Feet (49.9 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,480 Feet (2643.4 Meters) junction with trail 675 (Cabin Ridge)
Length, One-way: 2.7 Miles (4.5 Kilometers)
Other Maps: Trails Illustrated 135, Pike National Forest
Recommended Season: Summer
Trail Number: 657
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Quads: Devils Head




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General Description

Gramp's Trail, #657, begins at Rampart Range Road approximately 2.25 miles south of Flat Rocks Campground. The trail leads 2.7 miles southwest to Cabin Ridge Trail (675). Gramp's is considered to be an intermediate level trail, which gets a moderate amount of use.

The National Forest Service challenges all off-highway vehicle (OHV) users to TREAD LIGHTLY on public lands. The Tread Lightly program educates and informs forest users on how to enjoy recreation opportunities without damaging resources or negatively affecting others enjoyment of public lands. Potential damage to our natural environment is intensified due to increasing popularity of OHVs. (This category of vehicles includes 4 WD, ATVs, dirt bikes, mountain bikes and snowmobiles.) TREAD LIGHTLY was created to curb damage to soil, water, wildlife, visual and solitude components on the forest. For more information contact any Ranger District Office.

Directions from Sedalia: Rampart Range Road Access to Cabin Ridge Trail, # 675: To reach the Cabin Ridge Motorized Trail travel approximately ten miles west of Sedalia on Highway 67 to the Rampart Range Road. Turn left (south) on the Rampart Range Road and drive approximately 7 miles to the trailhead and parking area on the eastern side of the road. If you reach Devil's Head Picnic Ground you've gone too far south.

Directions from Deckers: Highway 67 Access to Cabin Ridge Trail, # 675: Travel north on Highway 67 to Oxyoke, where the highway makes a sharp right turn. Follow Highway 67 for approximately 6 miles to its intersection with trail 675 on the eastern side of the road.

Directions from Highway 67: From the intersection of Highway 67 and Rampart Range Road, drive 5.75 miles south to the trailhead for Gramp's Trail, # 675.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round .



Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Time of Day: 11:30
Length of Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Moderate
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: A great intermediate trail
Conditions: A little snow at the beggining. some steep areas with rocks.



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Gramp's Motorized Trail
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Gramp's Motorized Trail
Yes
ICON ATV Riding Gramp's Motorized Trail
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding Gramp's Motorized Trail
Yes
ICON Snowmobiling Gramp's Motorized Trail
Yes



Related Activities
Cabin Ridge Motorized Trail - Cabin Ridge Trail is 4 miles long one way and rated easy by the Forest Service. It is heavily used by hikers, mountain bikers, motorcyclists and ATV riders.

Rampart Range Motorized Trail System Recreation Ar - The Rampart Range Motorized Trail System provides 115 miles of trails for all ability levels. These trail see high use throughout the year so low-impact techniques are important and should be practiced by all users.



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