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Gunnison National Forest - South

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122 mi 196 km of trail 3 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 1 Trail Intermediate Trails 4 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Gunnison National Forest - South - 3

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Favorite Shredding a steep, rooty section of Miner's Creek.
Difficult

Snow Mesa to Miner's Creek

16.7 mi 26.8 km 1,686' Up 513.99 m Up 3,550' Down 1082 m Down

Lake City, CO
Favorite In a saddle overlooking Cataract Lake.
Difficult

Cataract Ridge Backcountry

38.0 mi 61.2 km 6,272' Up 1911.84 m Up 6,619' Down 2017.32 m Down

Lake City, CO
Favorite Riders head northwest towards junction of Colorado Trail.
Difficult

Jarosa Mesa Loop

18.6 mi 29.9 km 2,128' Up 648.58 m Up 2,105' Down 641.69 m Down

Lake City, CO

Trails in Gunnison National Forest - South - 8

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5.4 mi 8.8 km #1Snow Mesa
Difficult
Lake City, CO
Difficult
Lake City, CO
17.6 mi 28.3 km #2CT - Segment 22: Spring Creek Pass to Carson Saddle
Difficult
Lake City, CO
Difficult
Lake City, CO
16.0 mi 25.8 km #3CT - Segment 23: Carson Saddle to Stony Pass
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake City, CO
4.0 mi 6.4 km #4Tank Seven Creek Trail #480
Difficult
Whitepine, CO
Difficult
Whitepine, CO
57.4 mi 92.3 km #5CT - Segment 19 - 21 Detour: La Garita Wilderness Bypass
Intermediate/Difficult
Creede, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Creede, CO
12.9 mi 20.7 km #6CT - Segment 18: Hwy 114 to County Road 17FF
Easy
Saguache, CO
Easy
Saguache, CO
4.5 mi 7.2 km #7Forest Road No. 578
Very Difficult
Whitepine, CO
Very Difficult
Whitepine, CO
4.2 mi 6.7 km #8Rambouillet Park Road #7473
Intermediate
Lake City, CO
Intermediate
Lake City, CO

Photos of Gunnison National Forest - South - 20

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Rocky hike-a-bike to the top of Snow Mesa.
Jul 30, 2014 near Lake City, CO
Sunrise on trail
Jul 26, 2020 near Lake City, CO
Rocky trail
Jul 15, 2020 near Whitepine, CO
Dirt Bike Ruts
Jul 15, 2020 near Whitepine, CO
Hike-a-bike
Jul 27, 2020 near Lake City, CO
Still Rocky, but better
Jul 15, 2020 near Whitepine, CO
Start of Segment 18
Jul 15, 2020 near Whitepine, CO
Tank Seven = Must Like Rolling Over Rocks!
Aug 13, 2018 near Whitepine, CO