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Yeoman Park Trailhead
ELEVATION: 9,080 feet
HUTSKI.COM FREE TOPO MAP: Peter Estin Hut
GPS: 355 701 E, 43 74 052 N
HUTS ACCESSED: Peter Estin, Harry Gates
USGS 7.5 min. map: Fulford
10th Mountain Huts map: New York Mountain

Drive Interstate Highway 70 west from Vail or East from Glenwood Springs. Take the Eagle Exit (#147) and drive south .2 miles, cross a bridge over the Eagle River, take a right on old Hwy 6 and drive West a short distance to Eagle. Turn left (S) on Broadway (the main street) and continue to 5th Street.

Turn left (E) on 5th Street and continue to Capitol Street, turn right and drive until you reach the first stop sign. Turn left on Brush Creek/Sylvan Lake Road and follow it south from Eagle 10.4 miles to a "Y" in the road. Take the left fork (East Brush Creek Road) and drive 5.9 miles to Yeoman Park. Turn right (SW) off the main road, and drive a spur over a bridge crossing East Brush Creek, then continue a few hundred feet to obvious parking.

In winter you should use a high clearance 4-wheel-drive vehicle for travel to and from this trailhead. Tire chains or snow tires are also advisable. Any passenger car can do the drive in the summer, and it's a nice drive that provides access to a vast are of public land.

 
 
 
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