Brackenbury Trail (#935)

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Begin at the Beaver Creek Trailhead. It is a connector trail between Beaver Creek and Mirror Lake Trails. See Beaver Creek Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to Cameron Peak Fire.
Rentals & Guides: no
Usage: Light
Restrictions: General Wilderness Regulations: Dogs must be on a hand held leash. No motorized or mechanized equipment. Camps, campfires, and stock, where allowed, at least 200 feet from water and trails. Group size limited to 12 people or stock animals combined. Certified weed-free hay is required for stock. Wilderness Travel Zone Regulations. Camping allowed only in designated sites. No campfires—stoves only. Overnight stock use prohibited.
Closest Towns: Rustic, Fort Collins
Water: None
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.
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General Information

Directions: Travel 11 miles northwest of Fort Collins on U.S. Highway 287 to Colorado Highway 14. Turn left on CO 14, travel 26 miles, and turn left on County Road 63E, Pingree Park Road. Travel 16 miles to Forest Road 145. Turn right, pass Tom Bennett Campground, and travel approximately one mile to Beaver Creek trailhead just before entering Sky Ranch.



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See Beaver Creek Trail.

Fire InformationCheck for any seasonal fire restrictions before your hike. This trail is within the Comanche Peak Wilderness Area, where campfires must be at least 200 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: Most Difficult

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  Area/Length : 
1.9 miles one-way

  Elevation : 
Beginning Elevation: 10,940' - Peak Elevation: 11690'