Lower Spring Creek #116.1C


The Lower Spring Creek Trail #116.1C begins at an intersection with the Spring Creek Trail #116 and ends at the National Forest Boundary. This trail is a connector trail from the BLM to the Spring Creek network of trails. It follow along the rim above Spring Creek and gradually descends to the National Forest Boundary.

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At a Glance

Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to Hiking, Horseback, Mountian Bike, and OHVs less than 50" in width.
Closest Towns: Montrose, CO
Operated By: Ouray Ranger District

General Information


From Montrose: Travel west on Highway 90 for approximately 3.4 miles to the intersection with 6250 Road, Dave Wood Road. Turn south onto 6250 Road and continue for approximately 11.3 miles to the Simms Mesa/Dave Wood Trailhead at the National Forest Boundary. Across from the TH is FSR #536, turn west onto FSR #536 and continue for approximately 0.8 miles to the beginning of the trail on the north side of the road. Follow the Spring Creek Trail for approximately 1.2 miles to the intersection with the Lower Spring Creek Trail. Where the Spring Creek Trail #116 intersects the Spring Creek Spur A Trail #116.1A, make sure to turn north to stay on the Spring Creek Trail.


T. 47 N; R. 10 W; Section: 28. U.S.G.S. Map: Government Springs. Elevation: 8,080 Feet. Latitude: N38.30, Longitude: W-107.97.



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  Area/Length : 
0.8 miles

  Elevation : 
7,800 - 7,920 ft.


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