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North Crestone Trail #744

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Trail Head North Crestone

The North Crestone Trail is 5.7 miles long. It begins at Forest Road 950 and ends at N. Crestone Lake. This trail offers excellent possibilities for extended backpacking, connects to Trail # 746 & 747, or just a good day hike from the campground. Fishing is possible along the creek and at North Crestone Lake.  Trailhead located at the east end of North Crestone Campground.

The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Dispersed Camping, Fishing, Viewing Wildlife, and Viewing Scenery

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Crestone, CO

General Information

Directions:

Travel on highway 17 either south from highway 285 or north from Alamosa to Moffat, turn east and follow the Crestone Road through Crestone to North Crestone Campground. The trail begins at the end of the road, the east end of the campground.


Directions:

Travel on highway 17 either south from highway 285 or north from Alamosa to Moffat, turn east and follow the Crestone Road through Crestone to North Crestone Campground. The trail begins at the end of the road, the east end of the campground.


Directions:

Take Hwy 17 to Moffat and follow Crestone Road (CR T) eastward to Crestone. Follow the paved road through Crestone to North Crestone CG. The trail begins at the end of the road at the east end of the campground. Also accessible via North Fork Crestone Trail #747 or Loop Trail #746.
 


Recreation Map

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Activities


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Backpacking

General Info:

Directions

Travel on highway 17 either south from highway 285 or north from Alamosa to Moffat, turn east and follow the Crestone Road through Crestone to North Crestone Campground. The trail begins at the end of the road, the east end of the campground.


Directions

Travel on highway 17 either south from highway 285 or north from Alamosa to Moffat, turn east and follow the Crestone Road through Crestone to North Crestone Campground. The trail begins at the end of the road, the east end of the campground.


Difficulty Level: Difficult

Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Difficult

Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
5.7 miles

  Latitude : 
38.018731

  Longitude : 
-105.6856232

  Elevation : 
8800 - 11840

 



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