Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest, Near Gunnison, Colorado
Mesa Creek #505 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 Mesa Creek Trail #505 begins at Hwy 65 and ends at an intersection with the West Bench Trail #501. There is an information Kiosk at the trail parking area that talks about the first sky runs on the Grand Mesa before Powderhorn, the old runs have never repopulated with trees and can still be seen. The trail starts out on an old two track, passing through aspen and open meadows. It descends to Mesa Creek and follows the creek most of its length, gradually climbing in elevation. It comes to an end when it intersects the West Bench Trail #501 near Sunset Lake.