Trail follows historic wagon roads; county and BLM roads open to motorized use. Route is mainly in pinyon - juniper and sagebrush vegetation. Deer and elk may be seen and there are springs found along route, but not fit for drinking untreated. Several side trails offer more biking areas. Informal trail head at Dry Lake.
From Gypsum, take Eagle County Road 51 (use caution!!!!, this is a hauling route, heavy mining trucks for first 2 miles) north toward Dry Lake, about 4 miles, and turn right on Road 51A, past the model airplane airport and through old mill. Turn north and make a loop below Greenhorn Mountain and Cottonwood Creek back to old mill.