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Snowmobiling: Colorado > San Juan National Forest > Columbine Ranger District

Quick Facts

East Lime Creek General Forest Area

Elevation: 10,440 Feet (3254.4 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

East Lime Creek Picnic Area is located in the northern part of this area at an elevation of 10,000 feet. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are popular winter activities and there are a number of well-marked trails for winter sports enthusiasts. In the summer, Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591) is a scenic area to walk or ride a mountain bike.

Directions from Durango, Colorado: Travel north on U.S. Highway 550 for 36 miles.

Directions from Silverton, Colorado: Travel south on U.S. Highway 550 for 8 miles.

Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Please watch for vehicles, bicycles and hikers in this area. Updated: 2004-05-03 15:05:00.0

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Cross-country Skiing Marked trails
ICON Cold Water Fishing Lime Creek and Potato Lake nearby
ICON Forest Areas East Lime Creek General Forest Area
ICON Hiking & Walking Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591), Potato Lake
ICON Mountain Biking Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591)
ICON Picnicking East Lime Creek Picnic Area
ICON Snowmobiling Marked trails
ICON Viewing Scenery Beautiful mountain scenery

Related Activities
East Lime Creek Group Picnic Ground - East Lime Creek Picnic Ground is just south of Molas Pass adjacent to U.S. Highway 550. With two tables and toilets, the picnic ground is a convenient rest stop for travelers.

East Lime Creek Picnic Ground - This picnic area is located south of Molas Pass at an elevation of 10,000 feet. There are two sites and toilets available; fires are permitted.

Molas Pass Interpretive Site - Dramatic views of Sultan Mountain to the north and the Animas River Gorge and Weminuche Wilderness to the east.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Ste. 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO


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