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Off Road Adventure On Mt. Antero, Colorado

Off road Colorado Adventure on Mt. AnteroSummers can get hot in Colorado Springs. If you are ready to get out of the hustle and bustle of the city with a need for adventure then, simply roll your 4WD vehicle, ATV or off road motorcycle onto the trailer and head to Mt. Antero, here in Colorado.  Mt. Antero is the 10th highest peak in Colorado and it is part of the San Isabel National Forest.

Now that you are ready to get dirty pick one off the three trailheads, unload and enjoy! Almost …..Before you go, make sure, to check the weather conditions and pack or ALL occasions and situations. Though there are 3 campgrounds in the area, you can boondoggle with some restrictions. Drive, ride, have fun and then plop down where you are and stay the night. Make sure you’ll take a look at the Forest Service website.

Off road Colorado Adventure on Mt. Antero 1

Take a look at our video of last summers trip.

Baldwin Gulch Trailhead: Turn west onto Chaffee County Road 162 from U.S. 285, 6 miles south of Johnson Village. If you are coming from the south, the turnoff is about 16 miles north of the U.S. 285/U.S. 50 intersection in Poncha Springs. Go west on the County Road 162 (paved) for 12 miles to the Baldwin Gulch Road.

Cascade Trailhead: Provides access to Antero’s north side. Turn west on Chaffee County Road 162 from U.S. 285, 6 miles south of Johnson Village. If you are coming from the south, the turnoff is about 16 miles north of the U.S. 285/U.S. 50 intersection in Poncha Springs. Go west on the County Road 162 (paved) for 10 miles to Cascade Campground. The trailhead is at the campground

Browns Creek Trailhead: Provides access to the south and east sides of Mt. Antero, as well as the north side of Tabeguache Peak. From U.S. 285, find the Chaffee County Road 270, nine miles south of Johnson Village. Follow Roads 270 and 272 3.5 miles west. Turn south there. Continue about 1.5 miles farther to the Browns Creek Trailhead.

 

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