Hawk Creek Overlook

Redstone, Colorado 81623

Hawk Creek Overlook

Hawk Creek Overlook Professional Review and Guide

"A day hike through timbered foothills. This hike covers the well-maintained northern segment of the Lily Lake Trail and leads to a high overlook above the pristine Hawk Creek valley. Beyond the overlook, the trail descends toward Hawk Creek, where it becomes lost in a tangle of overgrown vegetation.

If you don’t have four-wheel drive, you will need to park at the north end of the Redstone commercial district and hike the road for 1 mile to reach the East Creek Trailhead. The hike begins on the East Creek Trail, which climbs heartily through lush woodlands of cottonwood and conifers."

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6/19/2006
Great trail. Well marked/maintained, shady, and beautiful country. Limited views out to surrounding area before you reach overlook, but forest trail next to creek is beautiful. 4WD road to trail head does not require a jeep but is narrow in spots and favors a smaller SUV.
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Trail Information

Redstone
Nearby City
4.4
Distance
1,550 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Mid-July to mid-October
Season
7,850 feet
Trailhead Elevation
9,260 feet
Top Elevation
Sopris District, White River National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Redstone
Local Maps