Trail Run Project Logo

greenBlue Caprock Canyons Trailway: Kent Creek Trail

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Trail

10.7 mile 17.2 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 250' 76 m
Descent: -27' -8 m
High: 2,575' 785 m
Low: 2,350' 716 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 0% (0°)
Max Grade: 1% (1°)

Dogs

Unknown
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Connad Higgins

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Weather

Getting forecast...

Current trail conditions

Unknown See History

Popular runs nearby

Run this trail?

Add details to help others plan their adventure.

Approximately 10 miles of the Caprock Canyons Trailway, the Kent Creek Trail runs from Turkey Depot to Quitaque Depot.

Connad Higgins

Features -none-

Day use permits and updated Trailway information can be obtained from Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway Headquarters, three miles South of Quitague, TX, on FM 1065. Phone: 1(806)-455-1492.

Rattlesnakes are common. Always watch where you put your hands and feet.

Runner Notes

The trail is wide and well maintained in most areas, but water may be a concern so be sure to plan ahead when considering a trail run, especially in the warmer months.

Description

The Kent Creek Trail can be accessed from Turkey Depot or Quitaque Depot. A parking area is available at either end of the trail. A backcountry campsite area is available at Mullen's Rise, approximately halfway between Turkey Depot and Quitaque Depot. Water is available in Turkey Depot and Quitaque Depot, but availability at trailheads and on trail is unreliable so runners and backpackers should plan ahead regarding water needs and pack plenty of water. The trail is open in some areas so wind and sun exposure can be concerns.

Contacts

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 1 vote

#10799

Overall
  4.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
100%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#251

in Texas

#10,799

Overall
9 Views Last Month
111 Since Oct 31, 2017
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

0%
100%
0%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running