Mad Creek

4.4/5 (26 reviews)
A short drive from the town of Empire, and just down the road from the popular Bill Moore Lake Trail, Mad Creek is a great off-road trail that gets passed up by many offroaders. Whether you are seeking quiet summer seclusion or deep tire-swallowing winter snow, don't let this trail fall off your rad... Read More
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Highlights of Mad Creek

Camping Category Icon Camping
Forest Category Icon Forest
Snow Wheeling Category Icon Snow Wheeling
Highest Elevation
10019 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
261.1
Nearest Town
Empire
Nearest Services
Empire
Management Agency
Arapahoe National Forest
District
Clear Creek Ranger District

Overview

A short drive from the town of Empire, and just down the road from the popular Bill Moore Lake Trail, Mad Creek is a great off-road trail that gets passed up by many offroaders. Whether you are seeking quiet summer seclusion or deep tire-swallowing winter snow, don't let this trail fall off your radar. Along this road you will pass through the trees, the open meadows, and take in the picturesque views of the high mountains all around you, including 13,164ft Mt. Flora. You will also find a handful of great hiking trails at the conclusion of this trail.

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7 Waypoints
23 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
26 Community Reviews
1 Video
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