Three Mile Creek

Moderate hike going 7.2 miles out and back with 1,750 feet of elevation gain. The trail follows Three Mile Creek which you will cross numerous times. You will traverse both aspen and pine along the route along with a beaver dam.

The trailhead starts at an elevation of 8,725 and climbs steadily up Three Mile Creek to a hight of 11,625. We will cross the creek more than a dozen times and will travel through Aspen groves along with conifer forest. This is a beautiful serene fall hike. We will go approximately 7 miles and gain 1,800 feet of elevation depending on the group.

The trailhead is the first parking area on Geneva Pass Rd out of Grant on your left. It is 2.4 miles from US-285.

  • Suitable Activities: Hiking, Snowshoeing
  • Snowshoeing Category: Intermediate
  • Seasons: Year-round
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Easy B
  • Length: 7.2 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft
  • 11,650 ft
  • Land Manager: U.S. Forest Service
    Mount Evans Wilderness Area, South Platte Ranger District (PSINF)
  • Parking Permit Required: USFS Permits & Passes
  • Recommended Party Size: 12
  • Maximum Party Size: 30
  • Maximum Route/Place Capacity: 15
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Upcoming Activities

Sat, Mar 9, 2024

Basic Snowshoe – Three Mile Creek

Snowshoeing Trip
A "first snowshoe trip" for 2024 BSS students. If there are roster places available 24
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
No Prerequisites
3 participants on waitlist 0 leaders
Registration closes Mar 9
Denver
Jean Hart
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