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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Pike and San Isabel National Forests > San Carlos Ranger District

Quick Facts

Cascade Creek Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,400 Feet (2930.2 Meters) Huerfano Trail 1307
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1,400 Feet (436.4 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 10,800 Feet (3366.6 Meters) Private Land
Length, One-way: 3.5 Miles (5.83 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 1303
Usage: Very Light
USGS Map: Mosca Pass, Redwing

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General Description

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Access to this trail is on Huerfano Trail 1307 which meets up with Cascade Trail at Strawberry Creek about five miles from the trailhead. Access is restricted by private land; Forest Road 580 goes through private land, so please stay on the road until within the forest boundary.

There are undeveloped camping sites along the road, trail and trailhead.
Fishing is popular from the side trails along the route, especially Huerfano River, South Fork and Cascade Creek , which is catch and release.

Directions from Redwing: Forest Road 480 starts near Redwing. 4WD or high clearance vehicles are recommended beyond the state wildlife area. The trailhead starts on the east side of the road, approximately 5 miles southwest of the wildlife area.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: May through Mid-October (NOTE: None) .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking Undeveloped sites along the trail
ICON Camping Undeveloped camping sites along the road, trail and trailhead
ICON Cold Water Fishing Huerfano River, South Fork and Cascade Creek
ICON Hiking & Walking Cascade Creek Trail
ICON Horseback Riding Permitted on trail

More Information

Visitor Information:

Pike and San Isabel National Forests, 1920 Valley Drive , Pueblo, CO, 81008, Phone: 719-545-8737

Pueblo Chamber of Commerce, 302 North Santa Fe Drive, P.O. Box 697 , Pueblo, CO, 81003, Phone: 800-233-3446, www.pueblochamber.org


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