Antones– FDT 1871
Trail Use: Low
Length: 2.8 miles
Elevation: Starts at 9560 ft, ends at 9011 ft, highest point 10,025 ft
Elevation Gain: -549 feet
Open To: Hiking, horseback riding
From Eagle, take I-70 west 7 miles to the Gypsum exit and take a left after exiting.
Head towards town, turning right at the Forest Access sign,
The trail begins as an old jeep road, then into as aspen forest as a gradual uphill climb until it comes to the top of a ridge into a small open meadow where it might become faint. It can be found across the meadow just past a single fir tree.
Antones Lake- FDT 1871.1 is accessible to the right on the ridge top.
The descent continues through aspen, spruce, fir and another meadow. At this point the trail becomes hard to find because of cattle trails leading to the water.
The trail runs to the right of the Antones Spring stock tank and follows the drainage to the