National Wildfire Coordinating Group
Inciweb information was updated: 1 week ago
The Spring Creek Fire was reported at approximately 3:44 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023. It is located on the Uncompahgre National Forest approximately 15 miles southwest of Montrose, Colorado. As of September 18, 2023, the Spring Creek Fire was 16 acres and 100% contained.
The following trail closures were lifted at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, 2023: National Forest System Road (NFSR) #535 – Paradox road, NFSR #402.9A – Spring Creek Trailhead road, National Forest System Trail (NFST) #116 – Spring Creek Trail (from Dented Door to Paradox), NFST #126 – Paradox Trail and NFST #114.1B – East Fork of Dry Creek Trail
Firefighting resources remain in the area to monitor conditions. If you are recreating in the area of the Spring Creek Fire, please be aware of firefighting personnel and practice caution on roads and trails.
Heavily timbered with Spruce, Fir and Aspen stands.