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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests > Grand Junction Ranger District

Quick Facts

Deep Creek #709

Beginning Elevation: 10,200 Feet (3109 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate to More Difficult
Elevation Gain, Round Trip: 800 Feet (249.4 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,400 Feet (2865 Meters)
Length: 5.5 Miles (8.9 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Summer to Fall
Trail Number: 709
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Lands End/Indian Point/Skyway

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General Description

The trail is used moderately to access the North Mesa Lakes and the Coal Creek Trail. Whether visitors use the full length or one of the access routes it is a scenic day-use trail. The trail is designated for hiker, horse traveler and motorized vehicles under 40".

Directions from Grand Junction: Take Hwy 70 east to Hwy 65 south. Take Rim Drive southwest for five miles and you will reach the access for Deep Creek Trail.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving
ICON Hiking & Walking Deep Creek #709
ICON Horseback Riding

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Visitor Information:

Grand Junction Visitor and Convention Bureau , Grand Junction, CO, , Phone: 800-962-2547


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