Spring Creek Road (Blowout Pass)

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Located in the vast and scenic Rio Grande National Forest, Spring Creek Road is a lesser-used high alpine trail traversing Blowout Pass, hidden in the western shadow of 12,497-foot Sheep Mountain. With expansive views above the Alamosa River, this short trail can be combined with other nearby forest...Read More
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Highlights of Spring Creek Road (Blowout Pass)

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Forest Category IconForest
Overland Category IconOverland
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
11764 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
5/17 - 2/28
Best Direction
North
Official Trail Name
280
Nearest Town
Jasper
Nearest Services
Alamosa
Management Agency
Rio Grande National Forest
District
Conejos Peak Ranger District

Overview

Located in the vast and scenic Rio Grande National Forest, Spring Creek Road is a lesser-used high alpine trail traversing Blowout Pass, hidden in the western shadow of 12,497-foot Sheep Mountain. With expansive views above the Alamosa River, this short trail can be combined with other nearby forest roads to create a great half-day getaway or an epic overland trip through the remote wilderness of Southern Colorado.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
7 Waypoints
23 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
2 Community Reviews
1 Video
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