Near Gypsum, Colorado
Turret Creek #1832 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!
The Turret Creek trail begins at the Hilltop Trailhead near Sweetwater Lake and ends at Trapper's Lake Trail #1816. This trail provides good access to the Flat Tops Wilderness, with the 3220 foot elevation gain spread out over the entire course. The trail begins in a dry area with scrub oak, then follows Turret Creek, passing through stands of aspen and grassy meadows. The trail then enters lodgepole pine and passes through Turret Meadows at 4 1/2 miles, from here the trail steepens as it climbs the ridge of the White River Plateau.
* There is a printable Recreation Quicksheet for this trail which is complete with directions, a map, details, and other information about this trail. Or to see quicksheets for other recreation areas across the Forest, click on the "Recreation Quicksheets" link in the right column and select the appropriate Ranger District.