Cross Creek Trail is a 6.5 mile moderately trafficked trail located near Gypsum, CO and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible from June until October.
Directions from Eagle: Travel 12 miles west on I-70 to the Dotsero exit. Follow signs for Sweetwater turning north onto the Colorado River Road. Go 7 miles, turn left onto the Sweetwater Creek Road. Stay on this road for 10 miles, turning left at the sign for Sweetwater campground. There is a day use parking lot with vault toilets at the campground. The Cross Creek Trail can be accessed by hiking on the Ute Trail for 1/4 mile or going on the scenic overlook trail for 1/2 mile.