The Oak Creek / Twin Peaks / Silvershield Lower Loop


At the junction with the Twin Peaks Trail, continue right on the Twin Peaks Trail (see the Twin Peaks Trail description for details). At the junction with the Silvershield Trail on the high bench above Ouray, take the right fork on the Silvershield to its trailhead on the River Road. Take the River Road south about two miles to the Oak Creek trailhead to complete a 4.2 mile loop.

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