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Miller Fork Trail (#997)

  

From the Dunraven Trailhead, the Bulwark Ridge Trail (#928-1) leads up to a junction with the Indian Trail (#927) which then connects to Miller Fork. The Miller Fork Trail from Miller Fork Road begins through a mile-long, 10-foot wide R-O-W easement following Miller Fork Creek through private land before meeting the southern end of Donner Pass Trail, but there is no parking on Miller Fork Road. Miller Fork Trail continues to follow the creek, intersects with the Indian and the Donner Cutoff Trails, and then often becomes obscure and difficult to follow before ending at the site of an old sawmill.

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At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Trail Restrictions: Stay on the trail – do not trespass on private property. Certified weed-free hay is required for stock.
Closest Towns: Glen Haven, Estes Park
Water: Water can be filtered and treated from nearby water sources.
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.

General Information

Directions: Travel on U.S. Highway 34 up Big Thompson Canyon west of Loveland to Drake. Turn right on County Road 43, Glen Haven Road, and continue for 6 miles to Dunraven Glade Road. Turn right and travel 3 miles to the trailhead parking lot at the end of the road. Access can be gained to Miller Fork Trail from the Dunraven Trailhead via the Bulwark Ridge Trail (#928-1) and the Indian Trail (#927). Hikers from the north on Donner Pass Trail (#926) can meet the Miller Fork Trail at a junction along Miller Fork Creek or farther north via the Donner Cutoff Trail (#926-1).

Activities


Bicycling

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Backpacking

See Dunraven trailhead.
Fire InformationCheck for any seasonal fire restrictions before your hike. Campfires must be at least 100 feet from water and trails. You may collect dead and down wood; do not break branches from standing trees for firewood. Please attend to campfires at all times. Touch any remaining coals with the bare hand to insure campfire is cold and dead out. Remember, if it is too hot to touch, it is too hot to leave!
Difficulty Level: Easy

Day Hiking

See Dunraven trailhead.
Fire InformationCheck for any seasonal fire restrictions before your hike. Campfires must be at least 100 feet from water and trails. You may collect dead and down wood; do not break branches from standing trees for firewood. Please attend to campfires at all times. Touch any remaining coals with the bare hand to insure campfire is cold and dead out. Remember, if it is too hot to touch, it is too hot to leave!
Difficulty Level: Easy

Horse Riding & Camping

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Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
3 miles one-way

  Elevation : 
Beginning Elevation: 7,500' - Peak Elevation: 8,600'

 



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