Garner Creek Trail #752

Area Status: Open
Trailhead Sign

The Garner Creek Trail is 5.7 miles long. It begins at County Road 964 and ends at Forest Boundary. The lower half of this trail is fairly easy hiking, approaching the ridge the trail steepens considerably.  Some hunting occurs in the drainage.

The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Hunting, and Viewing Scenery

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Villa Grove, CO

General Information


Take Valley View Road (CR GG) east from the junction of Hwys 17 and 285, go approximately 8 miles. Stay to the right at Valley View Hot Springs turnoff and go .5 mile up Garner Creek Canyon (CR 65) to the trailhead. Hot Springs Trail Head #753 also located at this trailhead. Also accessible via the North Lake Creek Trail (San Isabel NF).

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Moderate


Difficulty Level: Moderate

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Big Game Hunting

Viewing Scenery

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
5.7 miles

  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation : 
8860 - 12,700