Hewlett Gulch

Hewlett Gulch near Fort Collins, CO


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
9 miles
4hours
moderate
Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Hiking, Snowshoeing
Summer, Fall, Winter
Fort Collins, CO
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Trail Length: 8 miles (round trip)

Minimum Elevation: 5,669ft

Maximum Elevation: 6,778ft

Total Climbing: 1,449ft

The trail goes North following a very old road along Gordon Creek. There are some abandoned foundations remaining from old homesteads. The trail travels through a narrow canyon with several stream crossings. The main trail follows and crosses the stream several more times. At mile 3, the trail turns left and steeply uphill, away from the stream. The last 1/2 mile coming into the lower jct is very steep with loose rocks and babyheads.

Directions:

From Fort Collins take Highway 287 north 11 miles to Highway 14. Junction name is called Ted's Place. Turn left on CO 14 and travel 10.8 miles. Turn right on the bridge that crosses the Poudre river to the trail head parking lot. Parking lot is paved and there are restroom facilities.



Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

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