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
|Restroom:||Seasonal Vault Toilet (1)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Columbine Ranger District|
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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