Continental Divide National Scenic Trail Addition

Relocate approximately 32 miles of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and The Colorado Trail Lujan to LaGarita Wilderness segment off of Forest Service roads. Proposed trail location is at or near the actual divide. Up to 3 trail heads will be constructed along the new section of trail.

Location Summary

From Lujan Pass on the east to the LaGarita Wilderness on the west, Rio Grande and GMUG National Forests.

Forests: Gunnison Ranger District, Saguache Ranger District

Project Documents

  • Analysis

    • TheCDNST_EA_101512 (PDF 3472kb)
      Draft Environmental Assessment (10 OCtober 2012).
    • Alt 1map (PDF 650kb)
      Draft EA Alternative One Map (10 October 2012)
    • Alt 2map (PDF 699kb)
      Draft EA Alternative Two Map (10 October 2012)
    • Alt 3map (PDF 695kb)
      Draft EA Alternative Three Map (10 October 2012)
    • Alt 4map (PDF 694kb)
      Draft EA Alternative Four Map (10 October 2012)
    • AppendixB_Legal_Policy_Direction (PDF 288kb)
      Draft EA Legal Context, Policy and Direction (October 2012)
    • MapCDNSTvicinity (PDF 170kb)
      Draft EA CDNST Project Vicinity Map (October 2012)
    • ERRATAforEA (PDF 297kb)
      Draft EA Correction to the Decision Framework (November 2012)
    • CDNST-CT_Lujan_LaGarita_EA_Append_ 30May2013 (PDF 7176kb)
      Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and The Colorado Trail Lujan to LaGarita Wilderness Environmental Assessment (May 2013). This is a final document that includes all appendices.