Fish Creek Falls TH: Trail #1102


Alternative route to hike is to park approximately 2 miles below the Fish Creek Parking lot entrance (The parking lot is owned and operated by the city of steamboat and does provide access to the trail for out and back hiking. 

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

Current Conditions: 8/11/2023 - Trail access to the bridge is restored, but please regard all posted signage about bridge access.
Operational Hours: 6AM-10PM
Reservations: First come basis, no reservations
Area Amenities: Accessible, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water
Fees: $5/vehicle/day. Fee may be paid with credit card or cash on-site.
Permit Info: No permit required
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: 6/26/2023 The picnic site is open, however the hiking trail is not accessible as the bridge at the water fall is closed due to damage from an avalanche and is expected to remain closed for the season. Alternative route to hike is to park approximately 2 miles below the Fish Creek Parking lot entrance (The parking lot is owned and operated by the city of steamboat and does provide access to the trail for out and back hiking. 
Closest Towns: Steamboat Springs, CO
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Information Center: Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District
970-870-2299
925 Weiss Dr
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 M-F 8-4:30pm

General Information

Directions:

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


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Activities

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Amenities

Picnic tables:
Toilets:
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.48167

  Longitude : 
-106.77647

  Elevation : 
7500