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Fish Creek Falls Trail #1102

photo: Fish Creek Falls, near Steamboat Springs. Photo by Kimon Berlin.

Length: 6.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry, Snow Trail, Urban Trail
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? $3.00

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Boating, Motorized

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Location: Beginning: T6N, R84W, Section 14; Ending: T6N, R83W, Section 24, in Routt NF E of Steamboat Springs, joins Fish Creek Falls Rd. to Continental Divide and Base Camp.
State(s): Colorado
Counties: Routt
Longitude: -106.77647
Latitude: 40.48167

Driving Directions

Directions from Steamboat Springs: North on third street, then right on Fish Creek Falls road 4 miles to the Trailhead.

Description

Fish Creek Falls Trailhead #1102 is located in the Steamboat Springs Area and managed by the Hahns Peak/Bears Ears Ranger District. Enjoy a great view of the waterfalls from an wheelchair accessible overlook trail or a dirt trail can take you down to the base of the falls, and a historical bridge, which crosses Fish Creek and continues the trail 5 miles to Long Lake and connects to the 1101,1032. Area open year round, providing snow shoeing and ice climbing in the winter months.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed Rock
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock
Rock, boulders
Snow or ice
Soil
Soil, compacted

Average Grade: 10%
Maximum Grade: 30%
Elevation Low Point: 7,300
Elevation High Point: 10,500
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1979

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Document: USFS Trail Overview
Map: USFS Trail Map

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Dan McIntyre
US Forest Service
925 Weiss Dr.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 -9315
(970) 870-2160
dmcintyre@fs.fed.us

Visitor Information Services
US Forest Service
925 Weiss Drive
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487 -9315
(970) 879-1870
r2_mbr_vis@fs.fed.us
http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/mbr

 

Photos

Fish Creek Falls, near Steamboat Springs. Photo by Kimon Berlin.

Fish Creek Falls, near Steamboat Springs. Photo by Kimon Berlin.

Fish Creek Falls, near Steamboat Springs. Photo by Kimon Berlin.

Fish Creek Falls, near Steamboat Springs. Photo by Kimon Berlin.

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