Geotourism Mapguide: A travel guide to the places most respected and recommended by locals.
  Hiking Trail or Trailhead

Silver Creek and Grizzly Gulch Trailheads

Sunshine Peak viewed Redcloud Peak
Redcloud WSA

Parking for these hiking trails, restrooms, and tent camping are available at Burrows Park.  The Silver Creek Trail accesses the Red Cloud Wilderness Study Area, and two of the areas 14ers: Red Cloud (14,034’) and Sunshine (14,001’) Peaks.  The Grizzly Gulch Trailhead which accesses the Handies Peak Wilderness Study Area is also located at Burrows Park.  This trail is one of two routes leading to Handies Peak, another 14er (14,048’).

Vertical Gain or Loss: An average of 3,600' is gained from the Grizzly Gulch and Silver Creek Trails.

Trail Distance: Redcloud: 3.8mi, Sunshine: 5.7mi, Handies: 4.2mi

 Eco-Friendly Notes

These trails are for hiking only, no motorized vehicle access allowed

 Pet Friendly Notes

Pets allowed, please clean up after pets in and around tent sites

For More Information, Contact:

Bureau of Land Management
650 S. 11th St., Gunnison, CO 81230

No comments have been made about this nomination. Be the first to add a comment!

- +

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of National Geographic.

Latitude: 37.937098500
Longitude: -107.460531600
Elevation: 10425 FT (3178 M)
Meet the Contributor:
Elizabeth Francisco
 Thumbs Up Place Nearby
(4.2 miles / 6.8 kilometers)
American Basin Trailhead
Known for its spectacular July wildflower display and scenic beauty, this sculpted glacial basin...
Aztec Sandstone Arches
With nearly 300 documented natural sandstone arches and windows in the immediate area, Aztec...
Aztec's Cox Canyon Arch
The Cox Canyon Arch (a.k.a. Anasazi Arch) is the best of many small- to medium-sized arches in...
Big Arsenic Springs
This is a steep trail considered moderate to difficult. It offers fabulous views of the Rio...
BLM El Malpais NCA - Narrows Rim Trail
Enjoy the nearby arch then really explore its mesa top. This trail hugs the sandstone cliff's...