Rich Creek Trail

Rich Creek Trail provides access into the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness. This trail can be combined with Tumble Creek Trail (aka Rough and Tumbling Trail) to form a loop of about ten miles.

At a Glance

Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply
Closest Towns: Fairplay, Colorado
Water: Water is available at Weston Pass Campground when the campground is open.
Restroom: Toilets are available at Westron Pass Campground when the campground is open.
Information Center: South Park Ranger District (719) 836-2031

General Information


From US Highway 285 follow County Road 22 (Weston Pass Road) for about eight miles.  The trailhead is off this road just before you come to Weston Pass Campground.


This trail is open year round; however, travel will be difficult during the winter months.


There is a parking spot here.


Dispersed Camping

Day Hiking


Horse Riding

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8 miles

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