Aspen #125

The Aspen Trail #125 begins and ends at Forest Service Road #402.8k. This trail travels along the rim of Little Red Canyon and the State Draw creating a loop route. It is a smooth single track that passes through a dense aspen forest. The climbs and descents are average on this trail if following it in a clockwise direction.  There are beautiful views of the San Juan Mountain Range.

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At a Glance

Open Season: June
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions:  Open to hiking, horseback riding, mountain bikes, and motorcycles.
Closest Towns: Montrose, CO
Operated By: Ouray 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. Turn south on FSR #402 and continue for approximately 1.7 miles to FSR #402.8K. Turn west onto FSR #402.8K and continue for 0.1 miles to its end and the trail beginning.


T. 47 N; R. 12 W; Section: 198. U.S.G.S. Map: Antone Springs. Elevation: 9,400 feet. Latitude: N38.31, Longitude: W-108.13.


Mountain Biking

Day Hiking

Horse Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
3.2 miles

  Elevation : 
9,400 feet - 9,600 feet


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