The Sawmill Gulch Trail leaves the Conejos River Road #250 across from the Skyline Lodge in the community of Platoro. The trail follows Sawmill Gulch Creek to the Hot Creek Stock Driveway. The visitors will pass through open meadows as well as stands of aspen and spruce.
A pleasant day hike which offers spectacular views along the way. An excellent area for picnics and mountain scenery exists at the trail's end.
Directions from Antonito, Colorado: Go west on Highway 17, 23.0 miles to the Conejos River Road #250. Turn north on 250, 23.0 miles to the community of Platoro and the trailhead.
June through October .