Colorado, Greens Creek Trail

State: Colorado
Location: Pike & San Isabel National Forests
Length, One-Way: 6.8 miles
Trail Type: Out and Back
Minimum Elevation: 9000 feet
Maximum Elevation: 11505 feet
Best Season: Summer, Fall
Difficulty: Moderate
Usage: Moderate

Brown Bear in Colorado

Trail Information

This trail offers a variety of scenery in its passage to the Continental Divide. The trail follows the creek with several beaver ponds located along the way. A small shelter is located 6 miles up the trail.


From Poncha Springs:
Travel west on Highway 50 for approximately 2 miles. Turn left on County Road 220 and travel west on this road for about 1.75 miles to the junction with CR 221. CR 221 travel southwest for approximately 2 miles to the trailhead. A small parking area is located on the right side of the road with the trailhead situated just past the parking area along Greens Creek. CR 221 continues up a steep, winding four-wheel drive road to the Cinderella South Mine. Do not attempt this road without four-wheel drive.

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