Miner's Creek Road #1000


The Miners Creek Road is near the town of Frisco and is an out and back route.  There are dispersed camping oppportunities along the road.  At the end of Miners Creek Road travelers are rewarded with a majestic view of the northern portion of the Tenmile Range. There is no motorized access beyond this point but you can continue on the Miner’s Creek Trail by hiking, biking or horseback.

View a printable Miner's Creek Road #1000 guide. (PDF)

At a Glance

Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Closed to ATV's, unlicensed motorcycles and snowmobiles.
Closest Towns: Frisco, CO
Information Center: Dillon Ranger District; 680 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne, CO 970-468-5400

General Information


From I-70 take Exit 203, Frisco/Breckenridge, and travel south on HWY 9 towards Breckenridge. From the Frisco Main Street and Summit Boulevard (HWY 9) traffic light continue for .5 miles to the next traffic light at the County Commons entrance (CR 1004). Turn right at the traffic light and follow this road for approximately 200 yards and turn right, then an immediate left turn and continue up the gravel road to the paved bike path. USE EXTREME CAUTION entering the road/bike path up the hill where it will intersect with the paved Frisco/Breckenridge bike path. Cross the paved bike path and continue up the gravel road.



Show detail SHOW

Camping & Cabins

Hide detail HIDE

Dispersed Camping


Show detail SHOW


Show detail SHOW

OHV Riding & Camping

Show detail SHOW

Winter Sports

Show detail SHOW
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
2.5 miles one-way

  Elevation : 
9,134 ft. - 9,988 ft.


picture of different recreation quicksheets

Recreation Quicksheets

Hiker on some rocks.

It's all yours. Link opens in a new window