Three miles north of West Branch Campground on the paved forest road 48 (Grayback Rd) is the turnoff to Poker Flat Trailhead. Another 9 miles on gravel roads will get you to the Poker Flat Trailhead, parking lot and restroom. The trail heads south following near the forest boundary to Youngs Valley where you can pick up the Clear Creek National Recreation Trail. Restrictions: Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage, fish guts and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only in parking lot and developed areas.