Peru Creek

4.3/5 (41 reviews)
Peru Creek is an easy dirt road from the Snake River to the Horseshoe Basin. It provides access to Summit County's rich mining history. Several 4WD trails of varying difficulty spur off of Peru Creek. The northeastern end of the trail is closed to motor vehicles but can be hiked up to Argentine P...Read More
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Highlights of Peru Creek

Camping Category IconCamping
Forest Category IconForest
Mine Category IconMine
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
11143 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
05/20 - 11/23
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
260.1
Nearest Town
Montezuma
Nearest Services
Keystone
Management Agency
White River National Forest
District
Dillon Ranger District

Overview

Peru Creek is an easy dirt road from the Snake River to the Horseshoe Basin. It provides access to Summit County's rich mining history. Several 4WD trails of varying difficulty spur off of Peru Creek. The northeastern end of the trail is closed to motor vehicles but can be hiked up to Argentine Pass or the 14,270-foot Grays Peak.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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