Hike on Trail to Margy's Hut from Woody Creek Trailhead via FS Trails 1994, 1927 & 1927.2

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Route Description

At milepost 34.5 on Highway 82, about 7 miles from Aspen, turn N on Smith Way. Drive N .5 miles, crossing the Roaring Fork River and then to a 3-way intersection. Turn N (left) on to Upper River Road. At milepost 6.8 make a sharp right turn on to Woody Creek Road (CR 18) and drive approximately 8.4 miles to the start of Woody Creek Trail 1994 (located on the south side of Woody Creek, where the summer road crosses Woody Creek).

The hike starts by following the Woody Creek Trail 1994 up Woody Creek for about 1.5 miles, then crosses Spruce Creek near the junction of Spruce and Woody Creeks. After a short climb up some switchbacks, arrive at the trail junction with the Spruce Creek Trail 1927. Take Spruce Creek Trail 1927 for approximately 3 miles to Sawmill Park. Upon entering Sawmill Park, look for FS Trail 1927.2 which goes west (left) out of Sawmill Park. From the junction of Spruce Creek Trail and FS Trail 1927.2 it is approximately 1.4 miles to Margy’s Hut.


The former trailhead parking lot is no longer available.