Dexter Park Trail

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Connects: Middle Thompson Creek Road (FSR #306), South Branch Trail, Dexter Park (10,015 ft)

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Dexter Park Trail

Dexter Park Trail in the Thompson Divide

Carbondale, CO – Medium – 10.5 Miles – Hike, Run, Mountain Bike, Horseback Ride, Dog Friendly – Dirt

Dexter Park Trail #1953 is an intermediate/moderate trail you can hike, run, mountain bike, and horseback ride that is dog friendly. This is a 10.5 mile dirt trail in the Thompson Divide near Carbondale, CO.

To get to the trailhead from Carbondale, travel 6.5 miles up Thompson Creek Road (CR 108) from the Colorado Rocky Mountain School and bridge crossing the Crystal River. Turn left on the unmarked dirt road where there is a large dirt turnaround area, this is South Thompson Creek Road (FSR #305). Follow the road for 3.7 miles to a left/right split. Take the road on the right, Middle Thompson Creek Road (FSR #306). In 2.4 miles you’ll cross Middle Thompson Creek, continue uphill. In about 3 miles the trailhead will be on your left.

More information about Dexter Park Trail can be found at:
White River National Forest – Dexter Park Trail #1953

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Posted in 10 Miles, 8-10+ Miles, Carbondale, Dirt, Dog Friendly, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Medium, Moderate, Mountain Biking, Running, Thompson Divide, Trails

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