The lower half of this trail is fairly easy hiking; approaching the Divide, but it does steepen considerably toward the end. When the trail reaches the alpine zone, the trail is hard to find due to infrequent maintenance. Some hunting occurs in this drainage.
Directions from Junction of Highway 17 and 285: Take the Valley View Road (Road GG) east from the junction of Highways 17 and 285, go approximately 8.0 miles. The second road east after Valley View Hot Springs goes 0.5 mile up Garner Creek Canyon to the registration box where the trail begins at the Forest Boundary.
Directions: Via the North Lake Creek Trail (San Isabel NF)
June through September .