Little Sand Creek Trail North # 591

Littles Sand Creek North # 591 Trail Map (click here)

Length: 4.5 miles one way 9.0 miles roundtrip

Elevation Stats: Elevation Gain 1,207ft (9,243  ft to 10,450 ft) with Ascent 1,467 ft and Descent 260 ft.

Trailhead Facilities: Just small parking lot.

Short Trail Summary: This trail starts on north side of FS 631(Mocha Road). The trail is in excellent shape and slowly ascends north through trees and a few meadows. Their are a few good picaboo views of the north mountans. It is a nice hike with a gradual ascent until it connects with Shaw Creek Trail # 584. You reach Shaw Creek at the 4.0 mile mark a good place for lunch and turn around for a 8. 0 mile day hike. 

Directions to TrailHead: From Forest Service Office on highway 160 drive east 2.4 miles turn right (north) to Piedra Road for 15.7 miles continue on FSR 631 for 8.5 miles . turn left to stay on FSR 631(Mocha Road) for 4.5 miles. Trailhead sign #591 will be on right side of road. Driving Directions Map (click here)

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