Cottonwood Pass open for the summer season

Cottonwood Pass open for the summer season

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May 6, 2024 – Cottonwood Pass in Eagle County from Gypsum to the Roaring Fork Valley, mile marker 2.5 in Gypsum to mile marker 12.5 is currently open for the summer season. The road will remain open through the fall, conditions permitting.

Cottonwood Pass drivers are urged to use caution when driving this road. Traffic and weather can have a significant impact on road conditions. Furthermore, portions of the road are not paved, there are many sharp turns, and steep drop-offs.

An announcement will be made when Cottonwood Pass closes for the winter season. For more information, contact the Eagle County Road & Bridge Department at 970-328-3540 or

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