Powerline #541

The Powerline Trail #541 begins at the end of Forest Service Road #559, Raspberry Site Road, and ends at Forest Service Road #540, Old Highway 90. The trail descends for 1.1 miles and follows the powerline for another 0.2 miles before switchbacking down the ridge. It continues to descend and in another 1.7 miles it again intersects the powerline following it for another 0.3 miles. The trail then cuts south and continues its descent for about another 0.8 miles before ending at FSR #540.

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At a Glance

Open Season: May - November
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to hiking, horseback riding, and mountain bikes. Open to motorcycles from July 1-Labor Day.
Closest Towns: Montrose, 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. Continue on FSR #402, North Divide Road, for approximately 3.1 miles to the intersection with FSR #559, Raspberry Site Road. Turn south on FSR #559 and continue for approximately 0.3 miles to the end of the road and the beginning of the trail.


T. 47 N; R. 12 W; Section: 20. U.S.G.S. Map: Antone Spring. Elevation: 9,820 feet. Latitude: N38.31, Longitude: W-108.20.


Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Horse Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Open to single track motorcycles from July 1-Labor Day.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
3.9 miles

  Elevation : 
8,460 - 9,892 ft.


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