Golden Horseshoe Trail System

Salida

A popular OHV-centric trail system that's very accessible from Breckenridge.

Driving ATV Difficult

Distance
36 km
Ascent
1.5 km
Descent
1.5 km
Low Point
2.9 km
High Point
3.4 km
Gradient
11˚
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Golden Horseshoe Trail System Map

Description

The Golden Horseshoe Trail System is an OHV-centric trail network that serves as a key hub for all motorized offroad recreation in the area. Most of the trails in this network are 4x4 road width and are technical open to jeeps and other motor vehicles as well.

The 4x4 trails in this network are rated anywhere from difficult to double black diamond/very difficult. While it’s of course much easier to navigate around the challenging areas on an ATV or side-by-side, aggressive riders can choose to challenge themselves on these gnarly roads.

If you want to add on more distance, consider heading up to Red Cone and Webster Pass (mapped separately). If you begin from this trailhead just outside of Breckenridge, you can quickly escape the tourist traps and ride through the High Rockies of Colorado for days on end!

This is a very popular trail system, so ride heads up and expect other trail users.

Difficulty

Difficult

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

June, July, August, September, October

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