Deep Creek Trail serves as a great trail for running, hiking, and especially mountain biking. In the Fall, the aspen trees are particularly beautiful and glow gold in the sunshine! Accessible from two directions, this single track trail takes you through forests of spruce and aspen, occasional wildflower meadows and over the river.
Distance: 7.5 miles
Time: Approx. 4-5 hours
Western Access: Drive west on Highway 145 for two miles and turn right onto Last Dollar Road towards the airport. Continue past the airport approximately one mile and find the trailhead parking lot on your right.
Eastern Access: Drive west on Highway 145 for one mile to Forest Road 637 (Mill Creek Road). Turn right onto Mill Creek Road and follow it approximately one and a half miles to the Telluride Town reservoir. There is plenty of parking near the reservoir.
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