This is a nice year-round 4.5-mile hike for the whole family with minimal elevation gain. The trail parallels Highway 410, and you can hike it in pieces, as part of a loop, or one way if you have a vehicle at your destination.
At mile point 0.4 the trail crosses Deep Creek. At mile 1.8 at the junction with Deep Creek Trail 1196 cross Ranger Creek and climb to mile 1.9 and find the junction with Ranger Creek Trail 1197.
At mile 3.3 find the junction with Buck Creek Trail 1169 and Snoquera Falls Trail 1167. At mile 3.6 is the junction with Moss Lake Nature Trail. Cross Snoquera Falls Trail 1167 at mile 3.7. Next is the junction with Palisades Trail 1198 at mile point 4.5. source: fs.usda.gov