Red Sandstone Creek Trailhead
ELEVATION: 8,620
10TH MTN MAP: Gore Range
USGS MAP: Vail East, Vail West

Drive Interstate Highway 70 to the Vail Resort. Take the main Vail exit (#176) and at the N roundabout turn W onto the frontage road. Drive the frontage road 1 mile W, then turn right on to Red Sandstone Road. Head up Red Sandstone Road .7 miles on plowed pavement, continue straight on to Red Sandstone Road (FS Road 700). Continue .6 miles on the plowed dirt road. Parking is available on the side of the road before the snowplow turnaround area. Please carpool, space is limited. **Please note that parking at Lower Spraddle Creek is no longer available.**

Additional overnight parking and a free frontage road shuttle is available from the Vail Village parking structure. There is also overnight parking at the Lionshead parking structure (no frontage road shuttles). Call 970-479-2178 or visit the Town of Vail’s Transportation and Parking website for details.

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