Creek begins in the Indian Peaks Wilderness near Arapaho Pass and flows north
where it empties into Monarch Lake. In many stretches this small stream contains
numerous logs forming pools containing nice fish. Most of the stream is accessible
from the Arapaho Pass Trail.
||8,350' - 11,790'
|Fish species stocked:
||June - October
Other Nearby Resources:
Arapaho Pass Trail can be accessed via the Fourth of July and Monarch Lake trailheads.
Travel about four miles over Arapaho Pass from the Fourth of July Trailhead
or 1.6 miles along the south side of Monarch Lake from the Monarch Lake Trailhead
to reach the creek.
reach the Fourth of July Trailhead take County Road 130 west from Nederland
(turnoff is just south of town) toward the town of Eldora. Continue west on
County Road 111 just west of Eldora. Follow the narrow dirt road for about five
miles to the Buckingham Campground. The trailhead is just west of the campground.
reach the Monarch Lake Trailhead take Highway 34 north from Granby to the entrance
of the Arapaho National Recreation Area. Travel east on Forest Road 125 for
about 10 miles to the Monarch Lake Trailhead.
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