Bucktail Creek Spur #659.1A


The Bucktail Creek Spur Trail #659.1A begins at Forest Service Road #503 and ends at an intersection with the Bucktail Creek Trail #659. This short trail provides access to FSR #503 from the Bucktail Creek Trail which comes to an end at the National Forest Boundary.

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At a Glance

Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to hiking, horseback riding, mountain bikes, and OHVs less than 50" in width.
Closest Towns: Nucla, CO
Operated By: Norwood Ranger District

General Information


From Montrose: Travel west on Highway 90 for approximately 23 miles to the intersection with Forest Service Road #402, Divide Road. Follow FSR #402 for approximately 16.5 miles to FSR #503. Turn south onto FSR #503, Delta-Nucla Road, and continue for approximately 13 miles to the trail access on the southeast side of the road.


T. 47 N; R. 14 W; Section: 8. U.S.G.S. Map: Big Bucktail Creek. Elevation: 7,120 feet. Latitude: N38.34, Longitude: W-108.44.



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Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
1.4 miles

  Elevation : 
7,120 feet - 7,200 feet


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