Burns Lake Trail (F.R. 801)

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

North on Highway 84 from Espanola, 54 miles. North from Abiquiu, 32 miles. West from Taos, 93 miles. South from Chama 31 miles. Turn east on Forest Road 125 (located ½ mile south of Cebolla or 2 miles north of the Canjilon turn off State Road 115) Continue for about 8 miles. Trailhead is off of Forest Road 801 approximately 2 miles south of Trout Lakes.   

Attractions and Considerations:
A scenic trail. Vegetation types include mixed conifer and aspen. Along the trail you will come across highland meadows and aspen stands as well as densely forested areas.  This is an open four wheel drive road and vehicles may be encountered.

Recommended Season:
Spring, Summer and Fall

Map of Burns Lake Trail (F.R. 801)

At a Glance

Restrictions: Restricted  to Jeeps and 4-WD vehicles only. Walking trail.
Information Center: For more Information contact:  Canjilon Ranger District



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  Area/Length : 
3.9 miles

  Elevation : 
8,960 feet - 10,140 feet