From the town of Creede CO, travel 7 miles west on State highway 149. Turn left and travel southwest on Forest Road 523 for 8 miles and you will come to a sharp switchback. The trailhead is here taking off to the west right up Trout Creek itself.
HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING
near Creede, south of Highway 149, connects with West Trout Creek Trail #811 to Trout Lake and CDNST and East Trout Creek Trail # 810 to CDNST