Greens Creek Trail #1412 is a 6.7 mile one way hike with 2,909 feet elevation gain. Located 40 miles east of Gunnison Colorado. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.
This trail offers a variety of scenery on its passage to the Continental Divide. The trail follows the creek with several beaver ponds located along the way. A small shelter house is located 6.8 miles up the trail. The trail is lush and green and a great wildflower viewing area.
The Greens Creek trail follows the stream and winds its way up to the Continental Divide. Beaver ponds abound along this trail and the wildflowers are spectacular during July.
Note: Motorcycles are allowed on this trail. Most often hikers will encounter them coming down from the Divide and exiting via Greens Creek.
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This is a moderately difficult hike.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.