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Mountain Biking: Colorado > Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests > Taylor River Ranger District

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Farris Creek Road # 736

Beginning Elevation: 9,000 Feet (2805.5 Meters)
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation Gain: 800 Feet (249.4 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 9,800 Feet (3054.9 Meters)
Length: 3 Miles (5.0 Kilometers) to a dead end
Other Maps: Trails Illustrated: 131 Crested Butte, Pearl Pass
Recommended Season: Summer to Fall
Road Number: 736
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Crested Butte, Cement Mountain, Pearl Pass


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General Description

The Farris Creek Road leaves Brush Creek Road and leads east gaining elevation. After climbing for 1/2 mile, the road descends into the Farris Creek drainage. Users can gain access to Strand Hill and Farris Creek mountain biking trails from this road.

Directions from Crested Butte: Travel one and a half miles south on Highway 135 to Brush Creek Road. Turn left on to Brush Creek Road and drive three miles to Farris Creek Road.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving Farris Creek Road # 736
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Farris Creek Road
Yes



Related Activities
Brush Creek - Brush Creek begins in the Elk Mountains and flows into the East River on the eastern flanks of Mt. Crested Butte.

Brush Creek Road #738 - This road is a popular route for off-road vehicles, including mountain bikes, between Aspen and Crested Butte. The road is extremely technical when it nears Pearl Pass.

Farris Creek Trail - Farris Creek Trail leads north and south for four miles to connect Brush Creek and Cement Creek.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Gunnison County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 36 , Gunnison, CO, 81230, Phone: 970-641-1501

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