Backpacking: Purg FlatsMiles of beautiful scenic trails with close-up views of towering mountain peaks and crystal clear lakes, along with peaceful solitude, reward those backpacking on the San Juan National Forest. 

Resources to Help Plan Your Adventure

San Juan Mountains Association: Information on some of the most popular backpacking trips in the San Juan Mountains

Wilderness Areas: San Juan National Forest encompasses 4 Wilderness areas which make the perfect backpacking experience.

Backpacking Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities