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Friends of Mount Evans and Lost Creek Wilderness

Payne Creek/Brookside Trailhead


This trailhead provides access to the Payne Creek Trail and the Brookside-McCurdy Trail.

Directions

Drive west from Denver on US 285 for 30 miles to the town of Bailey. In the center of Bailey, turn off Highway 285 opposite the Post Office onto Park County 64. As you turn off Highway 285, the road crosses the North Fork of the South Platte River and passes between the Post Office and Moore Lumber. After driving .45 miles, you will reach a "Y". Bear left on the gravel road and drive an additional 1.6 miles to the trailhead parking area. This parking area serves as the trailhead for the Payne Creek Trail and the Brookside-McCurdy Trail.

Trails Served

Payne Creek
Brookside -McCurdy