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Sheep Mountain (see map for Allenspark)

Sheep Mountain National Protection Area
Agency Status: Roadless area
Counties: Boulder
Nearest City of Town: Allenspark and Lyons
Location: north and west of the Button Rock/Ralph Price Reservoir
Sheep Mountain is the largest unprotected roadless area in Boulder County. The Latitude 40° map for Boulder County suggests that the trails in Sheep Mountain are not recommended for mountain bikes. But those trails are not officially closed to bikes and the Forest Service is considering the development of some rideable trails. The area probably includes a closed road between Coulson Gulch and Rattlesnake Gulch.