Canyon Creek #481


Canyon Creek Trail #481 begins on FSR #888 across from the Snowblind Campground and ends at the end of FSR #888.  The trail follows Canyon Creek in a west/northwest direction toward Tomichi Pass.  Approximately two miles up the trail is an intersection with the Horseshoe Creek Trail #482.  These two trail combined can make about a 19 mile loop and provides some diversified outdoor opportunities.  Trail Map

At a Glance

Open Season: June - October
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to Hiking, Horseback, Mountain bike, and Motorcycles.
Closest Towns: Gunnison, CO

General Information


Canyon Creek Trail Access:  T. 50N., R. 5E., Section 9.  U.S.G.S. Map:  Whitepine.  Elevation:  9,290 feet.


Canyon Creek Trail Access:

From Gunnison, travel east on Highway 50 for approximately 33 miles to the intersection with FSR#888.  Follow FSR #888 for approximately 7 miles to the parking area across from the Snowblind Campground.



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Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
14 Miles

  Elevation : 
12,000 - 9,290