Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek

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Day Hike - Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek

Red Top Lookout/Blue Creek

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,600 ft

6:30 AM at Tibbetts Park & Ride

Actual mileage will be more like 8 mi. RT.

We will hike to Red Top lookout which has a 360 view of the surrounding area, a great spot for a geology lesson.  While admiring the views we will learn about the geology of the surrounding terrain, including batholiths, agates, fold belts, faults, gold and coal mines, the local dike swarm and others.  Listen quietly and you will hear the rocks tell their ancient stories.

Route/Place

Red Top Lookout via Blue Creek



  • Green Trails Mt Stuart No. 209

    USGS Red Top Mtn

    Green Trails Alpine Lakes East (Stuart Range) No. 208SX

    Green Trails Liberty No. 210

    USGS Liberty
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