Salt creek Pass


Salt Creek Pass Chaffee / Park Counties - Colorado - 9,716 feet
Salt Creek to north, Trout Creek to south.

FR-309 / FR-436 southwest of Fairplay
gravel - road bike, but dual sport is better
North side could be very muddy if wet, and is closed Mar 1 - Jun 15.

#65 - photos by Randy Bishop, 08/11/2006


Just off US-285 2.1 miles north of Antero Junction.

Just off US-285 2.1 miles north of Antero Junction.

About 2 miles west of US-285.
 

About 2 miles west of US-285.
 

At the summit, intersection of FR-309 / FR-436.

At the summit, intersection of FR-309 / FR-436.

photo by Karst Postma, 6/8/2011


Salt Creek road on north side closed 3/1 - 6/15.

A map.
 

Google Earth view.
 



Recognized by U.S. Forest Service directional sign,
and in "The Passes of Colorado, An Encylopedia of Watershed Divides" by Ed Helmuth & Gloria Helmuth.
Is not included in United States Board on Geographic Names.

Other geographic features in the area, from United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
South Fork Salt Creek 189223 Stream Park CO 385649N 1060337W 9764 Marmot Peak - 13-OCT-1978
Trout Creek 189227 Stream Chaffee CO 384806N 1060527W 7854 Buena Vista East - 13-OCT-1978


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