Deer Creek Trailhead and the Tanglewood Trail


Hiking – Deer Creek Trailhead and the Tanglewood Trail

A possible thru-hike/car shuttle or key exchange between the Deer Creek TH near Bailey and the Three Mile Creek TH near Grant, all depending upon route conditions. Optional apres-hike celebration.

  • Thu, Jun 1, 2023
  • Bobcats Section
  • Hiking
  • Adults
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.3 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,500 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 11,870 ft
  • Pace: 2.1

We will meet in front of The Fort, SOUTH side dirt area. The north dirt area is now a CDOT no parking zone. Arrive 7:00 for a prompt drive-away.  We'll decide there about any shuttle car arrangements.  

The trail likely will be icy or snow-covered in places, so please wear long gaiters and bring microspikes.  I'll write a day or two ahead with weather and any other important  information.  

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Deer Creek Trailhead and the Tanglewood Trail

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten essentials, microspikes, lunch, gaiters

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