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North Lime Creek Trailhead

Elevation: 10,000 Feet (3117.2 Meters)


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General Description

Trailhead is located 18.5 miles south of Creede on Forest Road 528 right on the edge of the Wilderness boundary. There is a Trailhead Bulletin Board with a district map and a dispenser box for Weminuche Wilderness maps and information. A trail registration box and forms are provided. From here, Fisher's Peak Trail heads southwest and Roaring Fork Trail goes southeast.

Directions from Creede, Colorado: Travel southwest on Colorado Highway 149 for 6.0 miles, to the intersection of Colorado Highway 149 and Forest Road #523 (Middle Creek Road), then south on Middle Creek Road #523 for approximately 4.0 miles, to the intersection of Road #523 and Lime Creek Road #528. Stay to the left at the "Y" intersection and follow the Lime Creek Road #528 for approximately 3 miles to the intersection of Road #528 and Red Mountain Creek Road #526. Stay to the left at this "Y" intersection, and continue on the Lime Creek Road #528 for approximately 8.5 miles to the Trailhead.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking North Lime Creek Trailhead
Yes
ICON Dispersed Camping Undeveloped
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Roaring Fork and Fisher Mountain Trails
No



Related Activities
Lime Creek Cross-country Ski Trail - The Lime Creek Cross-country Ski Trail is a groomed ski trail approximately 3 1/2 miles long. It is a loop route intermittently marked with blue diamond trail markers.

Roaring Fork Trail - The Roaring Fork Trail mainly serves as an access route to Goose Creek. This trail only has a few, low quality, camping areas. Fishing in nearby Roaring Fork Creek is usually a poor experience.



More Information

Visitor Information:

South Fork Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 12 , South Fork, CO, 81154, Phone: 719-873-5512

Rio Grande County - South Fork, Del Norte, Monte Vista, P.O. Box 577 , South Fork, CO, 81154, Phone: 800-571-0881 or 719-873-5512, Fax: 719-873-5693, www.southfork.org

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