Miners Creek Trail Horseback Riding

The 30th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

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South of Frisco, the Miners Creek Trail is a 15 mile route past beaver ponds and a meandering creek into the Ten Mile Range.

To reach the trailhead from Frisco, head south on SR9 and turn right onto FS1004. Take a right into the Miners Creek parking area. Continue horseback riding up the road. Stay on the obvious route while climbing through shady pine forest. The route goes vertical and rocky as it ascends the Tenmile Range. The route ends at near Wheeler Junction.

Overall, Miners Creek Trail is the 30th most popular horse trail of all 58 horseback rides in Colorado.


Local Contact(s):  Arapaho National Forest (970) 468-5400; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Cyclesmiths (970) 668-1385.

Recommended Book:  "Trail Riding In Rocky Mountains" from Jean Llewellyn

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Bed & Breakfast On Main, Breck (800) 221-1091; Fireside Inn, Breck (970) 454-6456

Luxury Loding:  The Vintage Hotel (970) 726-8801

Breakfast Restaurant:  Pika Bagel; Paintbrush Cafe; Clint's Coffeehouse.

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/arp

Article Source:   Best Miners Creek Trail Horseback Riding Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HORSE&id=15071

GPS:  39.5398, -106.0889

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  4/1/2018

ID:  15071

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