Crystal Creek Trail

MODERATE 4 reviews
#28 of 64 trails in

Crystal Creek Trail is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Crawford, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
675 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

river

views

wildlife

Winding through wildflowers, Gambel oak, aspens, conifers and a recovering burn area, Crystal Creek Trail is ideal for spring or fall hiking. Sweeping views of Cimarron Valley, the West Elk and San Juan Mountains can be viewed along the way. The trail ends at an overlook, 1800 ft. above Crystal Res.

6 days ago

Just gorgeous, and ends at a truly spectacular overlook. However, wouldn't call it "hard" ~ more like moderate.

hiking
5 months ago

Maintained trail with great views. Didn't get to the very end as the trail drops onto a shaded slope that was still snow covered (and it'd be a slide for life if you slipped while crossing the drift).

Sunday, July 10, 2016

hiking
Sunday, May 10, 2015