Washout Road

Access: Driving north on 285 from Poncha Springs, drive 3.5 miles north or .9 miles north of CR 160. Rd 5630, a BLM access road is on the left. You can park anywhere you can find a place along this road.

From the Washout Gulch Road parking run west along the road. It gains elevation steadily through pinion and juniper. Finally at the top the road ends at CR 250 in the Pine and Fir trees. Turn around and return the way you came out and back. The road is about 4 miles long and makes for a good fast run with elevation.