Spring Creek Trail


Closed to Mountain Biking and Motorcycle Riding from Oct 1 – May 15th

Description: The Spring Creek Trail #159 is 2.7 miles long. It begins at Forest Trail #020 and ends at Forest Road #113. This trail goes in and out of aspen stands and open meadows with views into Spring Creek and towards North Peak. In fall, the golden yellow leaves of the aspens make this an especially beautiful hike. Trail conditions vary widely with weather events and during spring runoff. Check with the Monticello Ranger District for updated information.

Forest Roads 113 and 199 can be rough dirt roads. High clearance 4 wheel drive vehicles are recommended.

Difficulty Level:

Usage: Medium


Open to: Hiking, Mountain Biking, Horseback Riding, Motorcycle Riding. Closed to Motorcycles from Oct 1 – May 15th.

Water: Bring your own water for day trips

Restroom: Vault toilet near trailhead at Monticello Lake

Operated by: Forest Service

Information Center: Monticello Ranger District (435) 587-2041

Directions: From Monticello, turn west onto 200 South and stay left at the Y onto Abajo Dr., continue on North Creek (FH 49- Loop/Harts Draw) and travel approximately 4.7 miles. Turn left onto Forest Road #079 (Indian Creek) and travel approximately 4.9 miles. Turn right onto Forest Trail #020 and travel approximately 0.2 miles to the Spring Creek Trail #159 located on your right.

Latitude: 37 51’ 32.8”N (37.859112 Decimal Degrees)

Longitude: 109 29’ 12.1”W (-109.486697 Decimal Degrees)