Buford Newcastle Winter Trailhead, CO

US Forest Service

Buford Newcastle Winter Trailhead

Burford-NewCastle Winter Trailhead, aka West Elk Trailhead is 6.5 miles passed the cattle guard at the Forest Boundary off Forest Road 245. This trailhead provides access to both motorized and non-motorized...[more]



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From Rifle, head east on I-70 for 15 miles. At the New Castle exit (105), turn left at the ramp and follow the signs into New Castle. At 7th Street (County Road 245) turn right. This becomes the Buford-New Castle Road. Stay on CR245 for approximately 12 miles to the parking lot.

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