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: 1.5 miles

Hiking Trail Difficulty Rating: Moderate

Elevation at Trailhead: 9,000

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

Trail Type: This is a connector trail between Indian Trail #1300 and Dodgeton Trail #1302.

Trail Connections: Dodgeton Trail #1302 to Indian Trail #1300.


Trail Access: From La Veta take CO Highway 12 to Cuchara Water and Sanitation office, turn right into Spring Creek Trailhead parking lot. Take Dodgeton trail (approximately 2.75 miles) to junction of the Shortcut trail.