|Lost Creek Wilderness Hikes
|There are many hikes in the 25 mile by 10 mile area. The south 1/4 of
Lost Creek Wilderness has been burned out by the Hayman Fire of
2002. The entire area is full of very large boulders and is quite scenic.
|Number 612, the Goose Creek
Hike, goes to a canyon with very
large boulders for walls.
|The Brookside Trail, #607, was
basically all in forest. We
followed the trail for 5.1 miles
from the trailhead. It went from
8127 feet to 9888 feet in altitude
for a vertical rise of 1761 feet.
|The Kenosha Pass hike was on the
Colorado Trail. This area has many
|The hike to Cheeseman
Reservoir is near but not in the
Lost Creek Wilderness. Most of
the water drains from the Lost
Creek Wilderness to
|Cheesman Canyon is a hike
along the South Platte River to
Cheesman Dam. It is a canyon
full of boulders and very scenic.
|The Harmonica Arch Hike
includes the largest natural
span arch in Colorado.
|The Wigwam hike (number 609) is
along the Wigwam Creek. It ends
at a huge beaver dam. (large)
|The Ben Tyler hike (number 606)
is along Rock Creek. This hike
is from the south end of the
|Number 663, the Rolling Creek
Hike, goes up a valley with scenic
|Cheesman Mountain hike gives a
view of Cheesman Reservoir from
the highest point in the area.