Italian Creek

Starts out easy, then…

Rosy Indian Paintbrush along the Italian Creek Road.

How to get there:

From Taylor Park CR740/CCR209 drive 9.5 miles north.

  • From C470/US 285 to Taylor Park
  • 137 miles 3 hr 30 mins
  • GPS
  • CR 740/CR 759
  • 38.9541 -106.6213

In General:4wd high clearance vehicle required4wd vehicle with low range requiredATVs Allowed - Check RegulationsCampground

  • Length: 7 miles
  • Driving Time: min. 40 mins

This route starts out relatively level and open in lush meadows paralleling Italian Creek, passing numerous primitive camping sites along the way. It is passable to 2wd vehicles for a number of miles, but will become a difficult 4wd road, with lo range and experience required. Drive as far as you are comfortable.

Photo Ops:Vistaswildflowers

Another scenic route in a scenic area! Watch for wildflowers in a lush area around some private cabins; they can be fantastic.

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