Ellsworth County Ft. Ellsworth (Old) Sec. 2-16-8 and SE 35-15-8 Ft. Ellsworth SE 27-15-5 (Ft. Harker) Buffalo Creek SE 31-14-9 later SE 10-15-9 Russell County Wilson's Creek 21-14-11 Bunker Hill NW 18-14-12 (Hick's) Fossil Creek 30-14-13 Forsyth Creek SW 21-14-15 Abandoned favor Fletcher (Walker Creek) Ellis County Ft. Fletcher SE 27-14-16 (Old Ft. Hays) (Forks Big Creek) Big Creek NE 5-15-17 Lookout SE 36-14-19 Ruthden NE 2-15-20 Abandoned favor (Louisa Springs) Stormy Hollow Trego County Stormy Hollow SE 25-14-21 Blufton SE 22-14-22 Abandoned favor (Threshing Machine White Rock Canyon) White Rock NE 19-14-22 Downer NW 15-14-22 Made a fort later Ruthton NE 2-14-25 Not used long Castle Rock NE 31-13-25 Gove County Grannell Springs SE 23-14-27 E.M. Beougher C 29-14-27 W.P. Harrington Chalk Bluff NW 13-15-29 Carlyle 15-15-30 (Bridgins Reisen) Monument SW 33-14-31 Made a fort later Logan County Smoky Hill 4-14-33 (Four Crossings) Eaton S 1/2 22-13-35 Beougher (Russell Springs) W 1/2 23-13-35 Wm. Schutte Forks Smoky Hill SE 11-13-36 Not regular station Henshaw Springs 15-13-37 Wallace County Pond Creek E 1/2 26-13-39 Original site NW 26-13-39 2d site after railroad came Goose Creek NE 9-13-40 Not regular station at first Willow Creek E 1/2 15-13-41 (Fitch's Meadow) Blue Mound SE 18-13-42 (Big Timbers)
Surveyed in 1865 by Lt. Fitch for D.A. Butterfield
310 CHEYENNE WELLS (Indian Wells) NE 1/4 28-13-44 North side of Trail on south mi. bank of River in a cave on east side of station gulch. A fort on Fm Riley top of bluff east of cave in NE corner 28-13-44. Trail crossed to south side of River about 1 mile east of station.
321 EUREKA SW 1/4 30-14-45 on south side of trail on north bank of gulch or ladder Creek.
334 DUBOIS NE corner 20-15-47 on south side of Eureka or Big Springs Creek 1 mile above junction. Road to Bent's New Fort separates from Trail here.
345 GRADY'S SW 1/4 17-14-50 on north bank of Big Sandy. One mile west of Wild Horse.
358 CONNELL CREEK NW 1/4 26-13-52 (Cornell-Cornett) on west bank of creek.
370 COON CREEK C 33-11-53, N side Coon Creek. Trail crossed N of Sta. North and South Trails from east united at Hugo between Coon Creek and Hogan.
381 HOGANS NE 1/4 36-10-55 on north bank Big Sandy at "Cap Barron" spring.
390 HEDINGER'S LAKE NE 1/4 27-9-56 on east side lake creek at mouth. North and South Trails separate here going west.
403 BIG BEND OF SANDY near middle south line 23-9-58 W. bank Big Sandy. On Well's Ranch.
416 REED'S SPRINGS near middle 28-9-60 on N side of Trail, east bank of creek.
428 BIJOU CREEK West side of gulch. Trail crossing SE 1/4 11-9-62.
437 KIOWA CREEK SE 1/4 17-8-63. Present site Stock Growers State Bank in Kiowa.
446 RUTHTON NW corner 6-8-64. Building still stands on east side of Running Creek two miles north of Elizabeth.
456 SULPHUR GULCH Middle 26-6-66 south bank of Gulch 1 or 2 miles SW Parker on Nate Swan Ranch.
462 CHERRY CREEK 14 m. fm. Denver at junction Sampson Gulch & Cherry Ck.
476 DENVER Trail ends at Broadway, East Colfax and Fifteenth. The Stage Road struck Cherry Creek at Pine Grove 1 mile west Sulphur Gulch. Station 1 1/2 M south Parker. Trail crossed Sulphur Gulch between Parker and Twenty Mile House.
Use of this trail began in June, 1866.
317 CHEYENNE WELLS (Indian Wells) NE 1/4 28-13-44. See SOUTHERN
330 DEERING"S WELL NW 1/4 20-13-46 ? No Trace. Halfway between W and B S.
343 BIG SPRINGS NE 1/4 12-13-49 E side of creek on hill which creek curves around.
353 DAVID'S WELLS NE 1/4 24-12-51 on east bank of station gulch.
363 HUGO SPRINGS NE 1/4 31-11-52 west side of Boyere Gulch.
376 WILLOW SPRINGS SE 1/4 32-10-54 E. bank Willow Creek. In Hugo Fair Grounds. Smoky North and South united 3 or 4 mi. east of Hugo.
387 LAKE STATION Same as Hedinger's Station on Smoky Hill South.
396 CEDAR POINT Near middle N 1/2 19-8-57 on west side Station Gulch. Cedar Point Fort 1/2 mi s. Station Gulch on flat near top of hill.
404 FAIRMONT SE 1/4 24-7-59 W side Godfrey Gulch. Also Godfrey.
413 BONHAM SPRINGS SE 1/4 21-6-60 E side station gulch 7 mi S Deer Trail.
424 BIJOU SPRINGS NE 1/4 12-5-62. N bank Station Gulch 5 mi S Byers.
434 KIOWA SW 1/4 28-3-63 north side trail at Bennett. Ft. Morgan Cutoff joins Smoky North 1 1/2 m NE of Bennett.
446 BOX ELDER NE 1/4 5-4-65 W side Box Elder Creek S side of Trail. Also called Holaday and Maloney, possibly on Ft. Morgan Trail.
453 COAL CREEK SE 12-4-66 Station on Ft. Morgan cutoff E side Coal Ck.
458 TOLLGATE SE 1/4 7-4-66 W side Creek. S side E 6th Ave. Also called Eight-Mile.
468 DENVER Stages came down Park Ave, from 6th to Larimer.
The first trail surveyed (1859-60) and first used trail, probably by W. H. Russell and Stage Coaches, coincides with Smoky Hill SOUTH from Missouri River to Lake Station (NE 27-9-56) except that it followed along the Smoky in Russell, Ellis and Trego Counties. Then over Smoky Hill NORTH to Godfrey, then almost due west to crossing of Kiowa Creek 5 miles north of Kiowa, thence northwesterly to headwaters of Sampson Gulch and down Gulch to Cherry Creek at Twelve-Mile House. N to Parker to Denver between Cherry Creek and Highway 83. Later it followed the ridge from headwaters of Sampson Gulch to Nine-mile House and thence into Denver.