Ivy Creek Trail to the Continental Divide

Creede, Colorado 81130

Ivy Creek Trail to the Continental Divide

Ivy Creek Trail to the Continental Divide Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Hike this trail, and you’ll find wildflowers and wildlife (including the possibility of seeing moose, pikas, and boreal toads), the shortest and quickest access to Goose Lake, and impressive views near South River Peak and the Continental Divide.

Ivy Creek Trail 805 begins among the trees and continues along the creek, climbing moderately to 0.4 mile, where you enter the wilderness. You’ll cross Ivy Creek after 0.8 mile and skirt a meadow before entering the trees again and crossing a forested side slope. At 4 miles you’ll have to ford Ivy Creek."

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Trail Information

Creede
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
24.8
Distance
3,690 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
2-3 days
Duration
Camping
Additional Use
Wildflowers
Features
Rio Grande National Forest, Divide Ranger District, Creede; (719) 658-2556
Local Contacts
USGS Spar City and South River Peak; Trails Illustrated Weminuche Wilderness; DeLorme 3D TopoQuad CD-ROM; Maptech Terrain Navigator CD-ROM
Local Maps

Trail Log