Deep Creek / Sheep Creek / Mill Creek For Mountain Biking

The 48th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Northwest of Telluride, the Deep Creek Trail (#418) runs the Sneffels Wilderness boundary from Last Dollar Road along Sheep Creek to Mill Creek. The 9 miles of singletrack with a maximum altitude of 10,550 feet can be combined with forest roads to make varying loops.

Overall, Deep Creek / Sheep Creek / Mill Creek is the 48th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Deep Creek / Sheep Creek / Mill Creek including Wilson Mesa Trail, Sneffels Range Loop / Dallas Divide Trail, Wasatch Trail and Illium Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Uncompahgre National Forest (970) 327-4261; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Telluride Visitors (88-TELLURIDE)

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bikers Guide To Colorado" from Dan Hickstein

Recommended Map:  "Southwest Colorado Recreation Map" from Latitude 40

Best Season:  Jun. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Victorian Inn (970) 728-6601; Mountainside Inn; Oak Street Inn (970) 728-3313

Luxury Loding:  New Sheridan Hotel; Hotel Columbia; The Peaks; Inn At Lost Creek (888) 601-5678

Breakfast Restaurant:  Maggies; Baked In Telluride; Sofios; Steaming Bean

GPS:  37.9633, -107.9019

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/10/2016

ID:  5983


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