Colorado Creek Trail

Near Fairbanks, Alaska

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


This mulit-use winter trail follows the Duncan Creek drainage through open meadows and spruce and birch forest. The trail climbs gently for the first ten miles before a steep ascent to a ridgeline with views of the Beaver Creek drainage. This section of trail receives frequent windstorms and portions of the trail may be blown over with drifted snow. From Beaver Creek, the trail traverses a large meadow before crossing the bridge over Windy Creek and onto Wolf Run Cabin. Note that the primary access to the Colorado Creek Cabin is from the Colorado Creek Trail. At mile 14 of the Colorado Creek Trail take the Big Bend Trail 1 mile to the Colorado Creek Cabin.

Not recommended for summer use due to the abundance of wet lowlands along the trail.