Clear Creek #516

The Clear Creek Trail #516 begins  and ends on Forest Service Road #402, South Divide Road. Parking is available at the eastern trail access point, by following FSR #402 for about 2.2 miles, the trail can be traveled west to east which avoids climbing the loose rocky sections. Most of this trail travels through an aspen forest where there are several scenic viewpoints of the surrounding mountains.

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At a Glance

Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to hiking, horseback riding, and mountain bikes. Open to motorcycles from July 1 - Labor Day.
Closest Towns: Montrose, CO
Operated By: Norwood Ranger District

General Information


From Montrose: Travel west on Highway 90 for approximately 23 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Road #402, Divide Road. Turn south on FSR #402 and continue for approximately 10.4 miles to the trail Access on the south side of the road.


T. 46 N; R. 11 W; Section: 12. U.S.G.S. Map: Pryor Creek. Elevation: 9,380 feet. Latitude: N38.26, Longitude: W-108.03.


Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Horse Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
12.5 miles

  Elevation : 
9,000 feet - 9,800 feet


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