Grapevine Road

AddressA winding road around "Saw Mill Gulch" from Mt. Vernon Canyon, I-70 exit 256, south to Idledale at Bear Creek; unincorporated Jeffco, Golden Postal Zip code 80401 and Idledale Postal Zip code 80453
QuadMorrison, 1965 (1994)
SectionS20, 29, 32, T4S, R70W
Elevation6800 to 7200
SourceMount Vernon, Past to Present by Carole Lomond
OtherSaw Mill Gulch
Initialdate1998-08-25 00:00:00-06
Latestdate1999-04-12 00:00:00-06
HistoryThis was a crude wagon road from Mt. Vernon to Bear Creek Canyon, west of Morrison, until 1938 when Jefferson County constructed the road to provide access to US Highway 40 in Mt. Vernon Canyon to escape flash floods that occurred on US Highway 74 along Bear Creek.