American Creek

Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness Area, Colorado

Distance2.9mi
Elevation Gain2,019ft
Trailhead Elevation9,405ft
Top11,395ft
Elevation Min/Max9405/11395ft
Elevation Start/End9405/9405ft

American Creek

American Creek is a hiking and horse trail in Pitkin County, Colorado. It is within Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness Area and White River National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 9,405 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,019 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking.

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1/21/2004
very nice hike, through aspens and rollings forests. wide trail in spots, good grade. nice lake at the end makes it a very worth while hike. outside of aspen makes it less traveled yet still easily accessible.
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Trail Information

Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness Area
Nearby City
Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness Area
Parks
Aspen District, White River National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Hayden Peak
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018