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

Quick Facts

Kannah Creek #706

Beginning Elevation: 6,200 Feet (1890 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate to More Difficult
Elevation Gain: 3,690 Feet (1150.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,890 Feet (3015 Meters)
Length: 11.8 Miles (19.0 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Spring to Fall
Trail Number: 706
Usage: Heavy
USGS Maps: Indian Point/Hells Kitchen




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General Description

With elevations beginning at 6,200 feet, late spring and early summer hiking is most favorable. Creek crossings should be of concern due to spring run-off. This trail is still in a primitive state with only a few signs to reassure visitors. This area has much to offer including: fishing in Kannah Creek which runs parallel to the trail, wildlife and plant identification, and expansive scenery. Trail is designated for hiker and horse travel only. No motorized vehicles are allowed

Directions from Grand Junction via Hwy 50: Travel east on Hwy 50 for 12 miles to Lands End Road. Travel approximetly 9 miles northeast to Kannah Creek gauging station. The Kannah Creek Trail head begins just beyond the bridge from the parking area.

Directions from Grand Junction via Hwy 65: Travel east on Hwy 70 to Hwy 65 south. Take Lands End Road southwest approximately 3 miles to Carson Lake. Kannah Creek Trail begins on the dam of Carson Lake.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Hiking & Walking Kannah Creek #706
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding



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