Access: Fooses Creek can be accessed off Hwy 50, 2.9 miles west of Maysville, CO, turn left on CR 225. In the winter the road ends below the lake, in the summer you can drive 2.5 miles further to the South Fooses Creek trailhead.
From the Trailhead take South Fooses Creek Trail south 7 miles to the Continental Divide. Turn right on the Continental Divide Trail 3 miles to the North Fooses Creek Trail and turn right. 6 miles back to the car. Winter or summer, Fooses Creek is a great experience. For shorter hikes out and backs from either the South Fooses Creek Trailhead in summer or the Winter parking lot near the lake.