Phoenix Park Trailhead


San Juan Mountains
37.92704° N, -106.89794° W

Road Difficulty

Rough 4WD, high-clearance vehicles with short wheel-base 5   (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)
Very rough and narrow. Passing another vehicle would be difficult. In wet/snowy/icy conditions the road would be extremely difficult. No bathrooms or other facilities. The coordinates are a short drive past the East Willow Creek 4WD Trailhead described in Gerry Roach's Colorado's Thirteeners: From Hikes to Climbs.

Driving Directions

From the junction of Main Street and Loma Street Creede drive .6 miles north on Mineral County Road 503. The road quickly turns to gravel. Turn right onto an unmarked road and drive 3 miles. Turn left and drive another .7 miles. This is the lower, 2WD trailhead. It is located on a switchback and has room for a small number of vehicles. The remaining road to the upper trailhead is very rough. Drive 2.25 miles on the very rough and narrow road to the unmarked trailhead.

Winter Access

Unknown, but at the very least the final 2.25 miles of rough road are completely unmaintained in winter.

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