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Williams Creek Trail #587, CO

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 9.75 miles
Trailhead Elevation 8,366 feet
Elevation Gain 3,550 feet
Accumulated Gain 4,266 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 23.97
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Water
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Palisade Meadows
0.2 mi away
10.4 mi
2,600 ft
Cimarrona Trail #586
0.7 mi away
8.2 mi
3,701 ft
Indian Creek Trail #588
1.7 mi away
7.8 mi
3,622 ft
East Fork Weminuche Trail
3.0 mi away
18.4 mi
2,740 ft
Weminuche Trail #592
3.0 mi away
11.3 mi
2,777 ft
Divide Lakes
3.0 mi away
18.0 mi
2,370 ft
Middle Fork Trail #589
3.4 mi away
11.1 mi
4,872 ft
Hossick Trail #585
3.8 mi away
6.3 mi
3,979 ft
Hossick Lake Trail #602
3.9 mi away
0.5 mi
284 ft
Palisade Meadows Trail #651
4.1 mi away
2.3 mi
1,157 ft
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Overview
Williams Creek Trail #587 is a 9.75 mile one way hike with 4,266 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 42 miles east-northeast of Durango Colorado.


This trail ascends 3,400 feet from the trailhead to the Continental Divide. A couple of stream crossings, which may be difficult during high water, and three fairly steep sections are along the way. At mile 2.5, the Indian Creek Trail (588) goes east along Indian Creek to Palisade Meadows and the Continental Divide. At mile 7.5, the Williams Lake Trail (664) climbs to Williams Lake and the Continental Divide.

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Note
This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.

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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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