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South Fork Lake Creek Road

Beginning Elevation: 10,200 Feet (3179.6 Meters) Highway 82
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 1,000 Feet (311.7 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 11,200 Feet (3491.3 Meters) South Fork Lake Creek Trail
Length, One-way: 5.5 Miles (9.17 Kilometers)
Road Number: Forest Road 391




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General Description

South Fork Lake Creek Road
Copyright: Zander Higbie - Interactive Outdoors, Inc.
South Fork Lake Creek Road
South Fork Lake Creek (Forest Road 391) begins at Highway 82 about 8 miles west of Twin Lakes Village and ends at the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness boundary. The road follows the valley floor of the South Fork of Lake Creek. South Fork Lake Creek Road provides excellent opportunities for wildlife and wildflower viewing. Users will find access to dispersed camping along the route. The first 1.4 miles passes through private property, so please respect owners rights and remain on the road.
Visitors can gain access to the following trails from South Fork Lake Creek Road: South Fork Lake Creek Trail, Lake Pass and Sayres Gulch Trail.

Directions from Twin Lakes: Travel 8 miles west of Twin Lakes Village on Highway 82 to South Fork Lake Creek Road. This is Forest Road 391 and will be on the left or south side of the highway.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: May through October (NOTE: Snow and mud may obstruct the road during the Spring, Fall and Winter months.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Four-Wheel Driving South Fork Lake Creek Road
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding South Fork Lake Creek Road - Forest Road 391, mechanized and motorized vehicles are not permitted within wilderness boundaries.
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking South Fork Lake Creek Road - Forest Road 391, mechanized and motorized vehicles are not permitted within wilderness boundaries.
Yes
ICON ATV Riding South Fork Lake Creek Road - Forest Road 391, mechanized and motorized vehicles are not permitted within wilderness boundaries.
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding South Fork Lake Creek Road - Forest Road 391, mechanized and motorized vehicles are not permitted within wilderness boundaries.
Yes



Related Activities
McNassar Gulch - McNassar Gulch Road (Forest Road 394) begins on South Fork Lake Creek Road 3.3 miles southwest of Highway 82. It ends after 1.5 miles at a gate to a private road.

Peekaboo Gulch Road - Peekaboo Gulch (Forest Road 393) is a 2.3 mile extension from the South Fork Lake Creek Road (Forest Road 391).

Sayers Gulch Road - Sayres Gulch (Forest Road 382) is 2.1 miles in length and begins at South Fork Lake Creek Road (Forest Road 391) 2.7 miles southwest of Highway 82.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box P, South US 24 , Buena Vista, CO, 81211, Phone: 719-395-6612

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