Fish Creek Falls TH: Trail #1102

Area Status: Open

Lower Fish Creek Falls Trail Closed

The Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District has temporarily closed the lower Fish Creek Falls Trail from the parking lot to the bridge due to a small avalanche. Potential for more avalanche activity poses a risk to public safety. Please respect all posted closures.

Trail Map

Fish Creek Falls Trailhead #1102 provides a great view of the waterfalls from a wheelchair accessible overlook trail and a dirt trail leading to the base of the falls. A historical bridge, which crosses Fish Creek, continues the trail 5 miles to Long Lake and connects to Trail #1101 and Trail #1032. Vault toilet are provided. Area open year round, providing snow shoeing and ice climbing in the winter months.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 6AM-10PM
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees: $5 day use fee required. Please see billboard and fee-tube for instructions on how to pay the $5 day use fee. Cash/check only. Interagency "America the Beautiful" passes or Medicine Bow/Routt National Forest annual day use passes are accepted.
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Steamboat Springs, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Information Center: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District
925 Weiss Dr
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 M-F 8-4:30pm

General Information


From Steamboat Springs, CO: North on third street, then right on Fish Creek Falls road 4 miles to the Trailhead.

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