Major Creek Trail #751

Area Status: Open

The Major Creek Trail is 7.0 miles long. It begins at Forest Road 964 and ends at Forest Boundary. There is fishing available along the creek--attractions are 6-8" Brookies and Cutthroat Trout in the lower section of the creek.  Brush Creek Lakes can be reached by crossing the divide.

The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Fishing, 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 8.5 miles. Road will curve to the right (CR 66FF). Major Creek Canyon is directly east. Also accessible via Crossover Trail (San Isabel NF).

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


River and Stream Fishing

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Difficult


Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Big Game Hunting

Viewing Scenery

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
7.0 miles

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  Elevation : 
8600 - 12,480