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South Fork Trailhead


Minor trailhead located on Forest System Road 142 in the Williams Fork Valley. Trailhead provides access to the South Fork Trail, the longest trail on the Sulphur Ranger District at 23 miles.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 24 hours
Rentals & Guides: Yes.
Fees None
Permit Info: None
Usage: Light
Restrictions: None
Closest Towns: Parshall, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: In the Williams Fork Valley, 25 miles south of Parshall (US Highway 40), off County Road 3, on Forest Road 138. Make a right on Forest Road 142 and drive approximately five miles to the trailhead.

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