The North Fork of Clear Creek is a 3.9 mile out and back trail located near Granite, CO that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, birding, and off road driving and is accessible from July until September.
off road driving
To reach the trailhead, drive 19 miles south from Leadville on Hwy. 24 to the turn off for CR 390,which becomes FR 120. Follow this road west to the old town of Winfield,from here take the road out of the north west part of town,( 390A ) past an old grave yard,to the end of the road.
Accidentally left a full pack of gear after dark near the trailhead after search and rescue got our friend life flighted from Denver after falling in a Boulder slide. Red Deuter pack, hiking poles, life straw filter, camelbak bladder, jet boil stove, and some other gear in it. 816 729 7213 hoping for a miracle if anyone sees it out there!