Pine River Trailhead


Pine River Trailhead gives access to the Pine River Trail #523 and the Weminuche Wilderness. The area includes horse facilities and a horse corral (for use of overnight horse camping for visitors camping at the adjacent Pine River Campground).

At a Glance

Best Season: Summer and Fall
Closest Towns: Durango, CO
Bayfield, CO
Water: No
Restroom: Seasonal Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Columbine Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Durango, CO: Head north on Florida Road (CR #240) for 14 miles. Continue on CR #240 for 2 miles past the turnoff for Lemon Reservoir. Turn north onto CR #501 for12 miles around northern end of Vallecito Reservoir. Turn left on the Pine River Road, FS #602. Follow road 3.8 miles to the Pine River Campground.

From Bayfield, CO: Head north on County Road (CR) #501, Vallecito Road, 22 miles around the northern end of Vallecito Reservoir. Turn left on the Pine River Road, FS #602. Follow road 3.8 miles to the Pine River Campground.


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Activities

Day Hiking

Backpacking

Horse Riding

Recreation Areas

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
37.4475

  Longitude : 
-107.5048

  Elevation : 
8100'