Brush Creek Trail

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Brush Creek Trail #68

The trail starts in the Aspen trees on a hillside full of sagebrush that overlooks the Blue River Valley. This trail is used to access the Gore Range Trail and Lost Lake Trail in the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area. To access this trailhead you will need high clearance 4×4 vehicle.

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Only open to Hike and Horse travel. Trail enters the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area.
Closest Towns: Silverthorne, CO

Directions: From I-70 take Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, and travel north on HWY 9. Travel north on HWY 9 for approximately 16.8 miles. Just after mile marker 118 turn left onto County Road 30 toward the town of Heeney. Follow County Road 30 for approximately 0.5 miles and turn right into the parking area at the old Grandview Cemetery on the right side of the road. Park here if you do not have high clearance 4WD. Across from the Grandview Cemetery Parking is the Brush Creek Road (FDR 1695) where motorized (4WD) access is allowed during the summer if you want to drive to the Brush Creek Trailhead. From the Cemetery parking lot up Brush Creek Road to the trailhead is 2.3 miles.


  • Trail Measurement: 0.6 Miles
  • Compass Latitude: 392137N
  • Compass Longitude: 1074950W
  • Numeric Latitude: 39.3602573
  • Numeric Longitude: -107.8306203
  • Elevation in Meters: 2,712
  • Elevation in Feet: 8,900

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