10 Dec 2020. Posted on October 27, 2013by pfiles—No Comments ↓. Meadow is beautiful, but hike to meadow is not very pretty.. Lots of mosquitos in meadow. You pass through the Lincoln Creek Camp ground. This trailhead is not marked well, but it is an awesome hike up Tabor Creek to Jerry Lake, Tabor Lake, which is not marked, or up to Tabor Pass. 48. Fun drive up Lincoln Creek. Look for cairns, but you kind of have to navigate your own way. Aspen Center for Environmental Studies. There's still quite a lot snow up there, only 2 patches on the trail itself. Beautiful hike with very few people. Grizzly Lake Trail. It is another 1.5 miles in distance and 800 feet elevation past the lake. Tabor Creek is flooding a section of the trail around .6 miles up, this is a sign that you are getting close to the meadow in the valley. Show Details. My biggest piece of advice is to download the mobile app 'maps.me' and make sure to 'Download' the map before going so it will work offline, because for the final mile (from the lake to the saddle) there isn't a trail to follow, but it's very easy to follow on the app. Rio Grande Trail. If you're planning on completing the final mile be prepared to scramble over some rocks, and again I cannot recommend any stronger that you download maps.me. Turn right and continue 4.2 … Tabor Pass is located 3.95 miles from Lincoln Creek Road in the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. Overall I loved it. no way around it. We didn’t see anyone until the last 30 mins of the hike. The Tabor Creek trail (about 4 miles each way) will wind you through willow thickets, flowered alpine meadows, and pine forests to a waterfall and Tabor Lake (assuming you can find it!). The Tabor Creek Trail lot is right on the river. After the Tabor Creek Trailhead, the road seems to become much smoother. HIGH CLEARANCE VEHICLES ONLY! The New York Creek Trail is … Fish your own private waters in Middle Cottonwood Creek. A moderately strong current paired with with the rocky bed could cause you to fall if you're not careful. One of our favorite hikes. 10 Dec 2020. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until September. Still can’t believe we had this whole place to ourselves, highly recommend it to get away from the Aspen crowds. Camping: Car camping is available along the first section of Lincoln Creek road in about two dozen designated sites, then is restricted until the reservoir. Aspen Wildflowers to Look For. So many wildflowers! Little Cloud is situated at the base of Shadow Mountain, the rocky, sharp ridgeline that juts out from Aspen Mountain on the western side of … Enjoy hiking the nearby Colorado trail. Steady incline really wore me out but the trail was beautiful. Use the drop downs to find the perfect park. Bear Creek – Thompson Okanagan There are over 350 km (220 mi) of trails to explore in the Bear Creek Recreation Area, which is BC’s largest rec area and is found close to West Kelowna. I wore aqua socks, which were perfect, and when I wasn't using them I attached them to the outside of my backpack with a karabiner. Continue along Lincoln Creek Road for 4.1 miles to the trailhead on the right. Lots of mosquitoes so bring repellent. The steep hike continues for a bit past the service road. Bug spray to the rescue! Take the Forest Conservancy Conservation Pledge to earn a Smokey Bear Junior Ranger pin. turned around when we saw how high the river was last month. Knee deep stream crossing at the very beginning. From Aspen to Lincoln Creek Road is a beautiful drive. Elevation on the app is 11,657, 11,630 on phone. Lake has yet opened completely. Enjoyed this hike! Common Grackle # 5. 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