Picket Corral #102


The Picket Corral Trail #102 begins on Forest Service Road 501.1A and ends at Forest Service Road #500.4C. The trail descends into the East Fork Escalante Creek drainage and follows along the west side of the creek. It heads north, coming to an end at FSR 500.4C near the Picket Corral Ranch.

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At a Glance

Open Season: June - October
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to hiking, horseback riding, mountain bikes, motorcycles, and OHVs less than 50" in width.
Closest Towns: Delta, CO and Montrose, CO
Operated By: Ouray Ranger District

General Information

General Notes:

From Delta: Turn west on Highway 348, 6th Street. Travel west and south on HWY 348 for approximately 4 miles to 25 Mesa Road. Continue on 25 Mesa Road for approximately 18 miles the National Forest Boundary where 25 Mesa Road becomes Forest Service Road #503. Continue on FSR #503 for approximately 9.3 miles to FSR #402, Divide Road. Turn west onto FSR #402 and continue for approximately 12.8 miles to FSR #500, Love Mesa Road. Turn northeast on FSR #500 and travel for approximately 11 miles to FSR #501.1A, South Bench Road. Follow FSR #501.1A for approximately 0.5 miles to the beginning of the trail on the east side of the road.


T. 49 N; R. 14 W; Section: 3. U.S.G.S. Map: Kelso Point. Elevation: 7,860 feet. Latitude: N38.54, Longitude: W-108.42.



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  Area/Length : 
3.3 miles

  Elevation : 
6,600 - 7,860 ft.