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

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Sun Creek Road #859

Beginning Elevation: 7,900 Feet (2462.6 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 2,800 Feet (872.8 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 10,700 Feet (3335.4 Meters)
Length: 9.5 Miles (15.83 Kilometers) Wilderness Boundary
Other Maps: Trails Illustrated: 134
Recommended Season: Summer to Fall
Road Number: 859
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: McIntosh Mountain


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General Description

Sun Creek Road leaves Steuben Creek Road traveling north one and a half miles to the National Forest boundary. Following Sun Creek to Sun Park the road leads passed this natural park to the West Elk Wilderness boundary. At the wilderness boundary, the road changes to Trail 444. Steuben Creek Road and Sun Creek Road pass through private land, please respect owners rights.

Directions from Gunnison: Travel ten miles west on Highway 50 to Steuben Creek Road, Forest Road 858. Turn north on 858 and travel two and a half miles north to Sun Creek Road, Forest Road 859.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving Sun Creek Road
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Trail 444
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Sun Creek Road
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Sun Creek Road
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding Sun Creek Road
Yes



Related Activities
Soap Creek Trail - Soap Creek Trail leads north from Soap Creek Trailhead nine miles to a junction with Soap Basin Trail. Most of the tread parallels Soap Creek. It is contained within the West Elk Wilderness.



More Information

Visitor Information:

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

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