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Silver Creek Trail No. 1407

Contact Info
Pike & San Isabel National Forests Cimarron & Comanche National Grasslands
325 Rainbow Blvd.
Salida, CO 81201

Phone:
719-539-3591
Basics
Length:
3.9 miles
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
2.5 - 3.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
9700 feet
Elevation Range:
9700 feet to 11229 feet
Elevation Change:
1529 feet
Season:
Summer to Fall

Description

The trail rises through heavily forested areas to the top of the Continental Divide. The trail is very popular with mountain bikers.

The trail passes through private property at the Kismuth mine. Please stay on the trail.

Details

Length:
3.9 miles
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Time:
2.5 - 3.5 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
9700
Elevation Range:
9700 feet to 11229
Elevation Change:
1529
Season:
Summer to Fall

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Poncha Springs, CO travel south on Hwy 285 for approximately 4.5 miles. Turn right onto County Road 200 and travel south for 2 miles to FDR 201. Continue on FDR 201 for about 5 miles, passing through private property (Silver Creek Lakes). The road beyond the private property requires 4-wheel drive. The Silver Creek Trail adjoins the road at the intersection of FDR 201 and FDR 869.2 and continues west.


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