Maps and information can be found at the San Isabel National Forest La Veta Work Center, 103 E. Field St., La Veta, CO 81055. (719) 742-3681. Alternatively, contact the San Carlos Ranger District Office in Canon City at(719) 269-8500.


Trail Length: 4.5 miles

Hiking Trail Difficulty Rating: Moderate

Elevation at Trailhead: 9,000

Elevation at Summit: 10,200 (Elevation Gain 1,200 feet)

Trail Type: This trail connects the Indian Trail #1300 and the Spring Creek Day Use Area.

Trail Connections: Indian Trail #1300, Shortcut Trail #1300A and Baker Trail #1301.


Trail Access: From La Veta take state CO Highway 12 to Cuchara Water and Sanitation office, turn right into the Spring Creek trailhead parking lot. Take Dodgeton Trail #1302 (approx. 1.25 miles) to jct. of Baker Trail #1301 There is a parking fee.