Prince Creek

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Connects: The Crown, BLM Road 8320, BLM Road 8324, BLM Road 8325, Christmas Tree Trail, Creekside Trail, English Trim Trail, Father of Ginormous Trail (Downhill Only), Ginormous Trail, Highline Trail, Innie Trail, Monte Carlo Trail, Monte Carlo Bike Ramp, Outie Trail, Plunge Trail (Downhill Only), Porcupine Trail, Prince Creek Road (CR 5, 111), Prince Creek Trail, Prince Creek Climbing Trail, Skill Saw Trail, Skull Bucket Trail, Trough Trail (Downhill Only), West Sopris Creek Road (CR 6)

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Prince Creek

The Prince Creek Trails near Carbondale

Carbondale, CO – Recreation Area

Prince Creek, also called the Prince Creek Trails, is a network of trails you can hike, run, and mountain bike that are dog friendly. These are a series of unmarked trails on The Crown near Basalt (up West Sopris Creek Road (CR 6)) and near Carbondale (up Prince Creek Road (CR 5)).

Note: The Crown is closed to bikes Dec. 1 – April 15. An exception to the bike closure allows for winter fat bikes on lower Prince Creek trails (South Porcupine Trail and below).

Trails and Distances:
Christmas Tree Trail – 0.5 Miles
Creekside Trail – 1 Mile
English Trim Trail – 0.25 Miles
Father of Ginormous Trail (Downhill Only) – 0.70 Miles
Ginormous Trail – 0.3 Miles
Highline Trail – 0.8 Miles
Innie Trail – 3.4 Miles
Monte Carlo Trail – 1.7 Miles
Outie Trail – 2.4 Miles
Plunge Trail (Downhill Only) – Less Than A Mile
Porcupine Trail – 3.7 Miles
Prince Creek Trail – 1.4 Miles
Prince Creek Climbing Trail
Skill Saw Trail – 0.5 Miles
Skull Bucket Trail – 1.75 Miles
Trough Trail (Downhill Only) – 0.25 Miles

News about Prince Creek can be found at:
The Aspen Times (February 13, 2018) – Popular Prince Creek trails near Carbondale get updates by BLM
The Aspen Times (January 5, 2018) – Public comment sought on Prince Creek parking outside of Carbondale
The Aspen Times (December 5, 2017) – BLM makes winter trail closures clear in Carbondale’s Prince Creek area
Bureau of Land Management (March 27, 2017) – Sutey Ranch Land Exchange


Carbondale, CO – Recreation Area

The Prince Creek Trails are a network of trails you can snowshoe, run, and fat bike that are dog friendly. These are a series of unmarked unmaintained winter trails on The Crown near Basalt (up West Sopris Creek Road) and near Carbondale (up Prince Creek Road).

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