This trail is fairly steep for the first half
then levels off to a
gradual climb until it connects with Road #528.
This trail is available for hiking, horseback
riding and fishing.
Fishing is fair in
the stream for Brook Trout along Rocky Fork Creek.
The trail climbs
steeply as it switchbacks up to Koby Park on an
abandoned logging road. The trail ends upon reaching Koby Park
Rocky Fork Trail is a moderately difficult trail,
with a 2,600 foot elevation gain from beginning to
end. This trail is 9 miles long and usage is
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Rocky Fork Trail
Directions from Carbondale: From Carbondale travel east on Hwy. 82 to Basalt. Turn left into downtown Basalt and follow the Fryingpan River Road about 13 miles. Take a right at the anglers access road below the Ruedi Dam, cross the river and follow the road to the left until it dead ends at the trailhead.
Normal Summer Season:
June through September
(NOTE: Snow may obstruct the trail at high elevations during the Spring and Fall months.)
Normal Winter Season:
November through April
(NOTE: Conditions may vary depending on snowpack.)