Big Blue Creek #232

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forest, Near Powderhorn, Colorado

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The Big Blue Trail #232 is within the Uncompahgre Wilderness, it begins at Wilderness the boundary, where Wilderness Regulations apply, and ends at Uncompahgre Peak Trail #239. This trail provides an access route to Uncompahgre Peak which raises 14,309 feet in elevation.  It travels through Spruce-Fir forests, open parks, alpine tundra and offers spectacular views of the mountain peaks over 13,000.  Fishing for Brook and Rainbow Trout in Big Blue Creek and Slide Lake is excellent.  Slide Lake is approximately 4.5 miles from the trailhead and receives heavy use.                                                                                                               Geo-Ref Trail Map      Geo-Reference Instructions      Map to Trailhead