Cherokee Trail


Address: Crosses into Jefferson County after crossing the South Platte River at the mouth of Cherry Creek and heads north along front range.

Well known to the Indian tribes, this trail received its name in 1849 when the Cherokees followed it as part of their route from their Oklahoma reservation to the California gold fields. Route was also well known to the early mountain men and trappers of the region.
Sec/Town/Range: T2-3S, R69W
Last Modified: Mon, February 22 1999
 


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