Sneve Gulch-FDT 1872
Starts at 8606 ft, ends at 10,245 ft, highest point 10,245 ft
Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking
Brush Creek Road from Eagle for 10 miles until you get to the fork of East and West Brush Creek.
Turn right onto
West Brush Creek Rd., FDR 400 and travel for 4.4 miles just past the
State Park entrance.
The trailhead is just past the entrance on the left.
The trail begins in aspen and climbs up steeply to an overlook of
This well-marked, maintained trail has grades that will vary from 4-22 % while passing through open meadows, aspen, spruce, fir and lodge pole pine forest.
At the upper end of the trail, it enters a cool coniferous forest and crosses a small intermittent stream.
At the end, the trail fades out in a grassy aspen grove just past a small meadow, from this point if you wish to continue, head to the left through an aspen grove and then you will come out on an old logging road, FDR 436.
Parts of the trail have views of
Mountain to the southwest and the high, red sandstone cliffs of
Eve to the north. Various types of wildflowers can be seen on the lower part of the trail including harebells, sego lilies, paintbrushes, wild rose bushes and asters. Near the top of the trail you will find sunflowers, lupines, and wild geraniums.