The area is closed to motorized vehicles in the summer, but snowmobiles do use the area in the winter. Numerous 4 WD roads exist after reaching the top of Wilder Gulch.
Directions: From Beaver Creek, Go 23 miles east on I-70 to exit #190, near the summit of Vail Pass. Turn right and park in the large parking area. Hikers can follow the Vail Pass Recreation Trail (a paved bicycle trail) to Wilder Gulch. Cross through the tunnel under the interstate which is just south and east, and follow the Recreation Trail to just before the stream crossing. Hike under the interstate bridge to the trail.
Elevation: 10,500 feet
Ending Elevation: 11,500 feet
Elevation Gain: 1,000 feet
Distance: 3.0 miles
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