Sallie Barber Mine Trail

Trail Length: 2.8 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Elevation Gain: 393 ft

Best time to hike: February – October

Dog Friendly: Yes

This trail is great for all ages, and we highly recommend it for families!

From the trailhead, you are going to hike east a short way up French Gulch. Sallie Barber Road begins at a gate on the right side of the road. The trail descends briefly over French Creek before beginning a gradual climb. You are going to pass Turk’s Trail and Weber Gulch on your way up to the mine. The road is going to top out and you will be at Sallie Barber Mine!

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