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West Creek - RMNP

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From Steve Schweitzer's A Fly Fishing Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park, Below West Creek Falls Once at West Creek, it's worth hiking the half mile upstream to picturesque West Creek Falls. The falls plunge over slick rock to a crystalline pool below and then more worn granite below. The stream is well covered, making ...

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US-34 to Co Rd 43 to McGraw Rand Rd to Cow Creek Trailhead. While it's a short 1.3 mile hike to West Creek, there's an altitude gain of nearly 800 feet in just 0.6 of a mile from the trailhead. The descent to West Creek is 800 feet, wiping out the altitude gain. There's barely a flat portion on the trail to West Creek. The trail is not easy to negotiate with exposed roots, loose rook, sand, loose gravel and small boulders.
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