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4 out of 5 Rider Rating 4
2 Reviews

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By House (5 McR Points) on Jul 09, 2014

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resipsa121
2 McR Points
November 14, 2016
While I enjoy taking this route from time to time…
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Fuelgun
March 27, 2015
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Written Directions

Start at Chatfield Reservoir State Park - Just south of CO 470 and Wadsworth on WadsworthEnds in downtown Evergreen CO. Start at W Deer Creek Canyon Rd and Wadsworth. Head northwest on W Deer Creek Canyon Rd for 9.5 miles. Turn right onto S Turkey Creek Rd and continue for 1.5 miles Turn left onto N Turkey Creek Rd and continue for 6.3 miles. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Co Rd 73/County Hwy 73 Continue 4 miles to downtown Evergreen.

Scenery

Starts outside the Rocky Mountains, taking you up a deep valley past beautiful mountain homes and large fields.

Drive Enjoyment

Lots of sweeping and sharp turns into the mountains with nice curves to keep you entertained the whole way. The pavement is in decent condition but there is usually some loose gravel on the road so be careful.

Tourism Opportunities

Chatfield park is a beautiful place to spend an afternoon and Evergreen has some nice bars and restaurants. There are not many amenities along the way other than a few places to pull off and stretch.

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resipsa121
November 14, 2016
2 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring
While I enjoy taking this route from time to time, I would not call it stellar. My advice would be take the route starting at Chatfield earlier in the day to avoid slower traffic, then stop for coffee at the Muddy Buck, or perhaps breakfast at Wildflower Cafe both in old Evergreen. Watch for wildlife at all times (two close calls last trip alone) and as stated in the primary description, sand and rock accumulate, generally in the center of the lanes all times of year.
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Fuelgun
March 27, 2015
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Motorcycle Type : Sport - Touring
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