Indian Creek Trailhead

 

Overview map for Rampart Range area

Overview map for Rampart Range area

  

The Indian Creek Trailhead is near the gate to the right of the parking area and accesses the Indian Creek Trail (#800), and Ringtail Trail (#699). After the trailhead the trail splits, both directions will complete the loop. Taking the left fork, the trail goes uphill and contains the majority of the difficult sections. At approximately 1.75 miles, the trail crosses a social/unofficial trail, stay to the left and continue for a mile past a second social trail crossing. The main trail will take a sharp right at this point and heads north. At approximately half a mile, the trail will come to another junction, take the left fork to continue the loop. At approximately 1.5 miles up the trail, it will begin to descend in a north/northwesterly direction for another 1.5 miles. At the next junction, the trail goes straight ahead into Roxborough State Park or to the right to continue the loop. (Roxborough State Park does not allow bicycles within its boundaries except on this section.) Taking the right fork, the trail continues uphill for about 1.5 miles and then begins to descend back to the trailhead. The trail will cross two more junctions, at the first function take the left fork, and at the second take a right.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Although open year-round, access during the winter may be limited due to snow.
Fees There is a day use fee of $7 at the Indian Creek Trailhead. Fees are payable by check or money order. The Interagency Senior Pass and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount with proper ID for the card holder’s vehicle only. Day use free for holders of the Interagency Annual Pass.
Best Season: Summer to Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions:
  • Parking and camping in designated sites only.
  • Trailhead and OHV staging areas are open Sunrise to Sunset hours only.
  • Please report after hours activities to the Douglas County Sherrif's Department at Emergency 9-1-1 or 303-660-7500.
Closest Towns: Sedalia
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault toilet
Passes: The Interagency Senior Pass and the Interagency Access Pass qualifies for a 50% discount with proper ID for the card holder’s vehicle only. Day use free for holders of the Interagency Annual Pass.
Operated By: Rocky Mountain Recreation Company
Information Center: Appears on the following maps:
  • Pike National Forest
  • USGS Quad Devil's Head
  • National Geographic Trails Illustrated #135 (Deckers / Rampart Range)
 Contact the South Platte Ranger District at 303.275.5610 for more information.

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  Latitude : 
39.37938615

  Longitude : 
-105.0999641

 



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