Dog Friendly: No
Filed Under: Hiking, Running
The Cow Creek Trail and other destinations including Gem Lake, North Boundry Trail, and Bridal Veil Falls all start from this trailhead. There is also good fishing in Cow Creek. The trail ascends the valley at a fairly easy grade through the old McGraw Ranch.
From the Intersections of Hwy 34 & 36 in Estes Park; take Hwy 34 north & west 0.5 miles to MacGregor Avenue. Turn North on MacGregor Avenue (it turns into Devil's Gulch Road). Continue North on Devil's Gulch Road 4.5 miles to McGraw Ranch Road. Take left Fork (McGraw Ranch Road) and continue to Cow Creek Trailhead.