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Kinsey-Curran Connector
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Status: Closed
Difficulty: Intermediate
Uses: Mt Biking & Hiking & Equestrian & Motorcycle
Length: 2.31 miles
Start: 6,401'
End: 6,959'
Min: 6,401'
Max: 7,536'
Trail Info
Deer Creek Road is gated closed above Wolftone, but the Ketchum Ranger District has opened Howard's Trail #331. Foot traffic, motorcycle riders, equestrians, and hikers can pass by the side of the gate to access or egress Howard's Trail. All of the other trails out Deer Creek are closed at this time due to the Beaver Creek Fire, but the Ketchum Ranger District has opened the entire area to hikers. Call the KRD for more info at 622-5371.
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Description / Access Information
Kinsey-Curran Connector (#318): Starting at the Deer Creek trailhead,the Kinsey-Curran Connector is a great hiking loop out of the Deer Creekdrainage.  Fall color on the eastside and the gurgling Curran Creek make for a great walk.  The trail can be traveled in eitherdirection, but mountain bikers should climb the switchbacks up the Curran Gulchside.  The Kinsey Creek Trailconnects to the Curran Gulch descent for a 10.7 mile mountain bike loop.

Directions: Drive north from downtown Haileyto Deer Creek Road (2.8 mi).  Turn left and continue past the pavement and onto dirt tothe trailhead at the end of the road (11.1 mi). 

*For more detailed descriptions, topo maps, and information on the history, geology, and wildflowers of the Wood River Valley pick up a copy of Exploring Sun Valley online or find it at one of several local shops.

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