Geneva Creek

Take a weekend to visit this valley, camp and enjoy all of the activities available.

Total Miles
6.9
Plan with onX Offroad

Elevation
3583.31

Duration
3 to 4

Technical Rating
4/10

Best Time
Summer/Fall

Trail Overview

There is so much to do in this gorgeous valley. Chose from hiking, mountain biking, hunting, fishing and horseback riding. There is great camping available, either in the campground for a fee, or along the trail in some free, designated spots.

Difficulty

Moderate. First 4.6 miles is bumpy but doable in most cars. We saw large camping trailers within the first few miles. After Wpt. 02, the road gets rockier, narrower and steeper. Creek crossings may be deep during spring runoff. Muddy spots.

History

Several small cabins mark the general location of Geneva City, built in the 1870s. A smelter, built later at the bottom of Smelter Gulch, allowed the town to process its own ore. The silver crash in 1893 crippled the town, which ceased all Old truck at mine at Waypoint 04. operations by the turn of the century.

Access Description

From Georgetown: Take paved Hwy. 62 south. After going over Guanella Pass, continue another 6.1 miles downhill to F.S. 119 on right (near mile marker 7). From Grant: Take Hwy. 62 north about 7 miles.

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