Gold Belt Recreation Management Area

Description:

Travel on a historic, narrow-gauge railroad bed, an old stage road, and a county road on the Gold Belt Scenic Byway. The Byway retraces the historic travel routes connecting Cripple Creek and Victor Mining District, site of the world's largest Gold Rush. Cripple Creek now caters to gamblers and other visitors. The 3 legs of the route, which form a loop, have a total length of about 131 miles.

Directions:

The Byway is located just 1 hour from Colorado Springs or Pueblo, Colorado. From the north, it can be reached from U.S. Highway 24; the southern end can be reached from U.S. Highway 50.

Phone:

719-269-8500

Email:

jlenard@blm.gov

Address:

Royal Gorge Field Office 3028 East Main Street Canon City, CO 81212

Activities:

Auto Touring Biking Climbing Historic & Cultural Site Camping Interpretive Programs Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Off Highway Vehicle Picnicking Winter Sports Water Sports Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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