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Miller Creek

Empire, Colorado (ClearCreek County)

Last Updated: 11/25/2018
3 / 5 ( 1 review )
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Status: Impassable
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 1.34 miles
Highest Elevation: 1090 feet
Duration: About 1 hour
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Empire
Nearest Town w/ Services: Idaho Springs
Official Road Name: 171.2A
Management Agency: Arapaho National Forest
District: Clear Creek Ranger District
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Highlight: Miller Creek
With its grassy hillsides, this off-road trail offers a different type of scenery than most of the trails within the Empire Loop. The Empire Loop is a network of trails just above the historic town of Empire. The area offers amazing alpine scenery and all types of off-road trails. This particular trail is good to combine when doing Bill Moore, Red Elephant, and Mill Creek.



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1. Trailhead (0.00 mi)
Take the lower road at the Y.

Directions to Trailhead

Trailhead Coordinates: 39.782980, -105.676014

Starting Point: Empire, Colorado



Trail Reviews (3)

Author: Official Crew
Status: Open
Offroaded on:
This trail has become inaccessible due to snow. Depending on the winter, plan for an early to mid-July to where it feasible to drive again.

Author: Official Crew
Status: Partially Open
Offroaded on:
Snow has fallen in the high country and making this trail impassable.

Author: Official Crew
Status: Open
Offroaded on:
Miller Creek is open and clear. The campsites are also clear of snow. It was a beautiful day.

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Writer Information



Todd is an avid wheeler who loves to explore new trails whenever and wherever he can. They say necessity is the mother of all invention and that holds true for Todd. His want and desire to find passable trails and new nooks and crannies of the Great American West to explore were his reasons behind starting On any given weekend you can find Todd on some obscure 4x4 trail or using his legs to hike to an alpine lake.
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