Conejos Trail

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Middle Fork Conejos Trail 712.1

The Middle Fork Conejos Trail begins at the junction of Trail 712 and Trail 718.  It follows the Middle Fork of the Conejos River.  It is 4.28 miles long and ends at the Continental Divide Trail 813.  It is open to Horseback riding, backbacking, and hiking.

South Fork Conejos Trail 724

The South Fork trail is 10.9 miles long. It begins at Forest Road 250 and ends at Forest Trail 718. The trail provides access to several high lakes, such as Canon Verde, Canon Rincon, Green, Blue and Glacier Lakes. Camping sites are available along the entire route.

The difficulty of the trail varies considerably, ranging from a gentle path following the stream to steep switchbacks climbing the valley slopes. The trail is well traveled and easy to follow. From this trail hikers may continue onto the Green Lake Trail #726, Canon Rincon Trail #722, Conejos Peak Trail # 719 or the CDNST #813.

The South Fork Conejos Trail #724 is well traveled and easy to follow. Conejos Peak Trail climbs north to the summit of Conejos Peak and offers a fantastic view into the heart of the area.

The trail is open for the following uses: Horseback riding, hiking, backpacking, cross country skiing and snow shoeing.

Usage: Medium

Directions:
From highway 17  travel north on forest road # 250 approximately 10 miles to the trailhead, turn left into parking area.

Day Hiking and Backpacking

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Horse Riding

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Stats

  • Trail Measurement: 4.28 and 10.9 Miles
  • Compass Latitude: 371557N
  • Compass Longitude: 1063032W
  • Numeric Latitude: 37.2658389
  • Numeric Longitude: -106.5089238
  • Elevation in Meters: 2,728 to 3,475
  • Elevation in Feet: 8,950 to 11,400

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  • Trail Location
  • Trail Measurement
    4.28 and 10.9 Miles
  • Compass Latitude
    371557N
  • Compass Longitude
    1063032W
  • Numeric Latitude
    37.2658389
  • Numeric Longitude
    -106.5089238
  • Elevation in Feet
    8,950 to 11,400
  • Elevation in Meters
    2,728 to 3,475
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