Sawmill Trailhead

Area Status: Closed

Provides access into the eastern Blue Range Primitive Area via Sawmill Trail # 39.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Best Season: April-October
Restrictions: No mechanized vehicles (including mountain bikes) are permitted in the Blue Range Primitive Area.
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Alpine Ranger District - (928) 339-5000

General Information


Drive 3.5 miles east of Alpine on US 180 to FR 281 (Blue River Road). Turn south and follow this well-maintained gravel road along the Blue River for 24.5 miles to the Sawmill Trailhead on the left (east) side of the road.


3-4 vehicles plus 1-2 horse trailers

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