Agate Creek Trail

Gunnison National Forest, Colorado

Elevation Gain4,243ft
Trailhead Elevation11,793ft
Elevation Min/Max8901/11793ft
Elevation Start/End11793/11793ft

Agate Creek Trail

Agate Creek Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Saguache County, Colorado. It is within Gunnison National Forest. It is 9.4 miles long and begins at 11,793 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 19.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,243 feet. This trail connects with the following: Lime Creek #485 and Monarch Crest Trail.

Agate Creek Trail Professional Reviews and Guides

"This is a great mountain bike ride that uses a portion of Monarch Crest Trail. Agate Creek follows the Monarch Crest Trail for the first 8.0 miles to the Agate Creek Trail. The last part of the ride follows the gravel Old Monarch Pass Road back to Monarch Pass. The downhill section of the ride along Agate Creek is wet, technical, and fun.

You can minimize your climbing by leaving a shuttle car at the Agate Creek trailhead on U.S. Highway 50, 2 miles east of Sergents, thus avoiding the climb back up to Monarch Pass. Tread: 17.2 miles on singletrack, 16.2 miles on doubletrack, and 2.0 miles on paved roads."

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Trail Information

Gunnison National Forest
Nearby City
Gunnison National Forest
USGS Chaffee, Saguache, and Gunnison
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Oct 2018