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Silver Creek Trail #1407, CO

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Distance One Way 4.17 miles
Trailhead Elevation 11,258 feet
Elevation Gain -1,747 feet
Accumulated Gain 6 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 4.19
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The trail rises through heavily forested areas to the top of the Continental Divide. The trail is very popular with mountain bikers. The trail passes through private property at the Kismuth mine. Please stay on the trail.
Silver Creek lakes are located on private property!

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    One-Way Notice
    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.

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    Map Drive

    To hike
    From Poncha Springs, CO travel south on Hwy 285 for approximately 4.5 miles. Turn right onto County Road 200 and travel south for 2 miles to FDR 201. Continue on FDR 201 for about 7 miles, passing through private property (Silver Creek Lakes). The road becomes very narrow and rough.

    Parking is limited to 3-4 vehicles at this trailhead.
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