Ralston Creek Wagon Road

This 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.
Quad Map/Date: Arvada, 1965 (1995); Ralston Buttes, 1965 (1971); Black Hawk, 1972.
Sec/Town/Range: S30, T2S, R70W; S28, T2S, R62W.
Elevation: c. 7200-7600
Source: James Grafton Rodgers, Place Names of Colorado, 1955.
Other Names: Ralston Road
Last Modified: Mon, September 9 1996

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