Ralston Creek Wagon Road

QuadArvada, 1965 (1995); Ralston Buttes, 1965 (1971); Black Hawk, 1972.
SectionS30, T2S, R70W; S28, T2S, R62W.
Elevationc. 7200-7600
SourceJames Grafton Rodgers, Place Names of Colorado, 1955.
OtherRalston Road
Initialdate1994-05-17 00:00:00-06
Latestdate1996-09-09 00:00:00-06
HistoryThis road traversed Ralston Canyon to connect with Golden-Boulder Road on east and Gregory Road on west. About 13 miles long. See Golden Quad, Western Foothills Region for toll gate and railroad information. Spelled: Ralson Creek per Vlouk map, 1865; Montana GMC map, 1862.1870, and Colorado map, Tolbert (Moubs), 1865. The lower portion in Arvada would later become Ralston Road.