Ruybalid Trail # 855

Area Status: Open

The Ruybalid trail is 5.1 miles long. It begins at Forest Road 250 and goes to Ruybalid Lake. The trail is a strenuous climb for the first 3 miles until the plateau above the Conejos River is reached. There are a few stream crossings. Any water along the trail should be treated before consumption. The South San Juan Wilderness is entered a shor distance from the start of the trail.  The trail is open for the following uses: Horseback riding, hiking, and backpacking.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open

General Information


Drivew north on Forest Road #250 about 8 miles from its junction with highway 17, 23 miles west of Antonito.



Status: Open
Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Horse Riding

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
5.1 miles

  Elevation : 
8800 - 11200