Morrison Creek Trail No 724

Pike National Forest, Colorado

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Morrison Creek Trail No. 724 is a hiking trail in Jefferson County, Colorado. It is within Pike National Forest. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 7,020 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 788 feet.
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Morrison Creek Trail No. 724 is a hiking trail in Jefferson County, Colorado. It is within Pike National Forest. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 7,020 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 788 feet. This trail connects with the following: Shinglemill Trail No. 725.
Activity Type: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Pike National Forest
Distance: 1.9
Elevation Gain: 788 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 7,020 feet
Top Elevation: 7,540 feet
Driving Directions: Directions to Morrison Creek Trail No. 724
Parks: Pike National Forest
Elevation Min/Max: 7020/7540 ft
Elevation Start/End: 7020/7020 ft

Morrison Creek Trail No. 724 Professional Review and Guide

"The recently reopened Morrison Creek Trail adds yet another trail in the Buffalo Creek trail system. The Morrison Creek Trail was closed due to the Buffalo Creek fire and the destruction of the forest can still be seen. This lesser used connector trail between the heavily biked Colorado Trail and FR 543 expands one biking options and gives the rider many loop options.

The ride can be done in the opposite direction which gives the rider a fun drop on Tramway Trail. However, the climb on Morrison Creek/Shinglemill is fairly sandy, loose and has plenty of gravel which makes for tough climbing in many spots. TERRAIN: Sandy and firm hardpack; occasional root or rock; forest road."

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May 2018