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Pine Creek Trail provides access to Collegiate Peaks Wilderness, Colorado Trail (1776), South Pine Creek Trail (1458), Frenchman Creek Trail (1457) and Missouri Gulch Trail (1469).

This trail leads into the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness from Highway 24. It may be used by horse and foot traffic only. Hikers and horseback riders are requested to remain on constructed trails wherever possible, due to heavy use.

Directions: From Buena Vista, Drive 12 miles north of Buena Vista on Highway 24. Turn west on to Forest Road 123. Travel approximately 2 miles on this gravel road to the trailhead. High-clearance vehicles are recommended for travel on this road.

Elevation: 9,100 feet

Ending Elevation: 12,600 feet

Elevation Gain: 3,500 feet

Distance: 10 miles

Usage: Heavy

Difficulty: Moderate

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Pike and San Isabel National Forests, Colorado

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