Gans Creek Main Loop
ElevationAscent: 650' 198 m
Descent: -635' -194 m
High: 846' 258 m
Low: 626' 191 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)
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“A nice loop marked with brown blazes.”— Tim Thomas
This is a relatively quiet trail; if you're out there for a couple hours, you may see 5-10 people max. There is a bit of vegetation overgrowth on northern end of the loop and on the outer south loop from Shooting Star Trailhead (not shown on this route which cuts through to the campground). There is a vault toilet at the campground. The trail is marked for hiking/horses, but horse riders have restricted dates. The trail is marked with brown blazes, although there are two unmarked trails on the way, one off of the far north loop and one near campground.
It is recommended that you bring a trail map (the park map can be downloaded here or use the Trail Run Project mobile app. Enjoy.
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