Carbondale, CO – Medium – 11 Miles – Hike, Run, Horseback Ride, Dog Friendly – Dirt
Avalanche Creek Trail #1959, also called Avalanche Lake Trail, is an intermediate/moderate dog friendly trail you can hike, run, and horseback ride that is dog friendly. This is an 11 mile dirt trail in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness near Carbondale, CO.
To get to the trailhead from Carbondale, travel south 12.5 miles on Highway 133. Turn left at the sign for Avalanche Creek and follow Avalanche Creek Road (FSR #310) 2.5 miles past Avalanche Campground to the parking area at the southeast end of the campground.
Trailhead to Hell Roaring Trail – 2.5 Miles
Trailhead to Duley Park – 5 Miles
Trailhead to East Creek Trail – 7 Miles
Trailhead to Capitol Creek Trail – 10.25 Miles
Trailhead to Avalanche Lake (10,695 ft) – 11 Miles
More information about the Avalanche Creek Trail can be found at:
White River National Forest – Avalanche Creek Trail #1959 (Hiking)