Highland Creek Trail (Highland Creek Trailhead)

Highland Creek Trail (Highland Creek Trailhead) does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


From Highland Creek Trailhead the Highland Creek Trail (20E04) features dramatic views and wildflowers at the beginning, then descends into forest and meadows. The trail follows Highland Creek canyon down to Hiram Meadow and beyond to the northeast end of Spicer Reservoir; it continues to north to Rock Lake and Duck Lake and ends at the Silver Valley Trailhead at the east end of Lake Alpine. It also connects with trails to Elephant Rock Lake and Union Reservoir. Zoom out and pan the map below to view the entire trail.

Most of the trail is within the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness.