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Bear Creek Trail (#666)

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 247' 75 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 7,340' 2,237 m
Low: 7,094' 2,162 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 32% (18°)

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Trail shared by K Keiter

A steep trail following Bear Creek and connecting High Drive to Jones Park.

K Keiter

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Example: Closed May 6-July 12 for elk calving.

Description

A gorgeous trail climbing steeply alongside Bear Creek. It has great views and amazing seclusion.

This trail will take you from the lower section of High Drive to Trail 667, the Jones Park area, Pipeline Trail, and Seven Bridges. Numerous connections and distances are possible if you're willing to do the work to get up it.

Flora & Fauna

Example: You'll find vast wildflowers featuring Rocky Mountain Columbine from July-September. Marmots are easy to spot, and moose if you're lucky!

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Aug 13, 2017
K Keiter
May 13, 2017
Joey Koz
Mar 23, 2017
Adam Svatek
Mar 10, 2017
Adam Svatek
Sep 19, 2016
Kelzie Selch
Aug 24, 2016
Theresa Vera
Sep 29, 2015
gaylon bellew
nice hike, looking for gold! 2mi

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  4.0 from 3 votes

#7279

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#668

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#7,279

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