West Fish Creek Trail Horseback Riding

The 61st most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

Northwest of Yampa, the West Fish Creek Trail #1098 is an 8 mile route open to horseback riding. This route is shared by hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, dirt bikers and ATVs (up to 44 inches wide).

To reach the trailhead from Yampa, head north on CR17 for 5 miles. Turn left heading west on CR132 for 3.4 miles. Veer west on FS16 for 8.2 miles. Turn right heading north on FS951 to the trailhead parking.

The trail follows an old logging road. The initial section is fairly level as it passes through a spruce-fir forest. Then the route winds through open parks and stands of aspen.

Overall, West Fish Creek Trail is the 61st most popular horse trail of all 67 horseback rides in Colorado.

West Fish Creek Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  Routt National Forest (970) 638-4516; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Recommended Map:  "Trails Illustrated - Steamboat Springs / Rabbit Ears" from National Geographic

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.fed.us/r2/mbr/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/25/2016

ID:  17652

West Fish Creek Trail Horseback Riding Map


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