Coal View Gulch – Twentymile Loop

Length: 52.41 miles
Time: 3 – 5 hours
Aerobic: Strenuous
Technical: Advanced
Season: April through October

Route: From downtown Steamboat Springs head west on Hwy. 40. At 19 miles go left on CR 27. Continue for 18 miles. At the intersection of CR 27 and CR 33 (Twentymile Road), turn left and follow CR 33 back into Steamboat Springs.

Highlights: A local’s favorite with rolling hills through ranchlands. Prepare for two really steep climbs as you return on CR 33.

Note: Large coal trucks use this as their haul route. Loaded trucks have limited maneuverability and cannot stop quickly.