Virginia Canyon (gravel)

 Virginia Canyon (gravel)   

Virginia Canyon Road offers visitors an exhilarating opportunity to escape into Colorado’s gold rush past. The road was once a major link between Idaho Springs and Central City. This road was critical for many miners bringing supplies to their camps by horse and wagon in 1865. Along this road a great deal of mining activity took place, some ruins still remain to this day and add to the history you get to see while riding this trail.


Region: Colorado
City: Idaho Springs

Distance: 9.86 km
Elevation Gain: 550 m
Elevation Loss: 143 m
Difficulty: 632 (Moderate)
FIETS Index: 4.85 FIETS
Avg Grade: 8.82 %
Max cat climb: 2
Min elevation: 2301 m
Max elevation: 2851 m
Ride Category: Epic Climb

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