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The popular Goose Creek Trail provides access into the southeast portion of the Lost Creek Wilderness.


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9.7

Miles

15.6

KM

87%

Runnable

10,120' 3,084 m

High

8,076' 2,462 m

Low

2,377' 725 m

Up

1,070' 326 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Commonly Backpacked · River/Creek · Views · Wildlife

Need to Know

There are lots of backpacking sites, but the area sees heavy use so plan accordingly.

There are horse corrals near the trailhead that are available for public use.

Description

The trail winds north and eventually ends in Wigwam Park. The trail offers primitive camping, fishing in Goose Creek, and spectacular views of formations of red granite.

A popular day run is to head up the lower Goose Creek Trail to a side trail leading to several historic buildings and the remains of a shaft house dating back to the 1800's.

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Shared By:

Dave Whittaker

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#796

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Photos

A small outcropping gives an incredible view of the unique rock formations of the Lost Creek Wilderness.
Apr 24, 2017 near Pine, CO
Goose Creek crossing
Sep 6, 2018 near Pine, CO
More unique rock formations that can be seen from the Goose Creek Trail.
Apr 24, 2017 near Pine, CO
Goose Creek flowing through a meadow.
Apr 24, 2017 near Pine, CO
A large beaver pond provides pleasant scenery along the Wigwam Trail #609.
May 28, 2017 near Bailey, CO
Picture from the tent in a perfect camp spot in Reservoir Gulch.
Apr 24, 2017 near Bailey, CO

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