Cumberland Gulch


Location

Cumberland gulch, A TRIBUTARY TO THE FALL RIVER IN CLEAR CREEK COUNTY is located on FOREST SERVICE ROAD 271.1. It is located West of Idaho Springs, south of  St. Mary's Glacier.

Cumberland gulch, A TRIBUTARY TO THE FALL RIVER IN CLEAR CREEK COUNTY is located on FOREST SERVICE ROAD 271.1. It is located West of Idaho Springs, south of  St. Mary's Glacier.

Summary

The project tasks involved remaining work associated with the Lombard Mill 2005 Project. Final tasks involved seeding, mulching, installation of erosion control matting, stream bank restoration, and construction of buck-and-rail fence around the reclaimed areas. The goal to stabilize the mill tailings piles and restore the stream bank on site to reduce the effects of metal loading and sedimentation to Cumberland Gulch.

Read the Final Project Report, and view a map of the project area.