Squaw Creek-FDT 1897
Trail Use: Low
Length: 4.26 miles
Elevation: Starts at 8127 ft, ends at 8832 ft, highest point 9629 ft
Elevation Gain: +705 feet
Open To: Hiking, horseback riding
Travel 9.8 miles east of Eagle on I-70 to the Wolcott exit, and turn left, and then right onto Hwy. 6, heading east again.
Travel for 3.3 miles to
The trail starts with a steep climb through wildflowers and aspen, becoming more gradual as you pass ranch property below and to the left of the trail.
Cross Squaw Creek and the trail follows an old road up the drainage to a large open meadow called
Salt Creek-FDT 1878, although it is difficult to find and follow, it leads in a southwesterly direction ending at Granite Springs.