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East Fork of Dallas Creek Meadows - CR#7, CO

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Difficulty 1 of 5
Distance Round Trip 2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 9,116 feet
Elevation Gain 100 feet
Accumulated Gain 200 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Perennial Creek & Peak
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
96  2013-09-27
Colorado Fall Colours 2013
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80  2013-06-14
Colorado Trek - June 2013
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91  2012-09-29
Colorado Fall Colours 2012
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Preferred   Jun, Aug, Jul, Sep
Sun  6:52am - 4:59pm
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Blaine Basin Tr#203 to Lower & Upr Basin
0.8 mi away
3.7 mi
2,000 ft
Blue Lakes Trail #201
Blue Lakes Trail #201
0.9 mi away
8.6 mi
2,750 ft
Mount Sneffels via Yankee Boy Basin
Mount Sneffels via Yankee Boy Basin
3.6 mi away
1.1 mi
1,693 ft
Blue Lakes Trail to Blue Lakes Pass
Blue Lakes Trail to Blue Lakes Pass
4.4 mi away
2.6 mi
1,500 ft
Corbett Creek
6.4 mi away
6.0 mi
1,800 ft
Lower Angel Canyon
Lower Angel Canyon
7.0 mi away
1.5 mi
600 ft
Liberty Bell Mine
7.2 mi away
3.2 mi
1,890 ft
Middle Oak Canyon - Ouray
Middle Oak Canyon - Ouray
7.2 mi away
4.0 mi
900 ft
Oak Creek
7.3 mi away
5.0 mi
1,600 ft
Jud Wiebe Trail
Jud Wiebe Trail
7.4 mi away
3.3 mi
2,360 ft
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Overview
East Fork of Dallas Creek Meadows - CR#7 is a 2 mile round trip hike with 200 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 30 miles south of Montrose Colorado. June and August are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.


Running through private property and ranches County Road 7 ends in the Uncompahgre National Forest below Mount Sneffels. County Road 7 ends at the Blue Lakes TH, but just before the dead end there is an open meadow offering stellar views of Teakettle and Cirque Mountains. If you explore the meadows surrounding the East Fork of Dallas Creek, you will encounter multiple beaver ponds.

There is a Forest Service toilet located at the end of the side road following the split-rail fence separating the meadows from CR#7. Site offers some choice campsites.



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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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