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Lottis Creek Trailhead

Elevation: 9,200 Feet (2867.8 Meters)




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General Description

South Lottis Trailhead leads into the Fossil Ridge Wilderness, which is open throughout the year
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South Lottis Trailhead leads into the Fossil Ridge Wilderness, which is open throughout the year
South Lottis Trailhead lies immediately south of Lottis Creek Campground. Access to it may be gained from Taylor River Road in the Taylor Canyon. The trailhead provides access to the Fossil Ridge Wilderness and directly, South Lottis Trail. This trailhead is used year round for horseback riding, hiking, backpacking, cross-country and backcountry skiing and snowshoeing.

Directions from Gunnison: Travel north on Highway 135 to Almont. Then go seventeen miles north on Taylor River Road to Lottis Creek Campground and through the campground on Union Canyon Road (four wheel drive only) for one half mile to the trailhead.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Lottis Creek Trailhead
Yes
ICON Cross-country Skiing South Lottis Trailhead
Yes
ICON Fishing Lottis Creek
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking South Lottis Trailhead
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding South Lottis Trailhead
Yes
ICON Backcountry Skiing South Lottis Trailhead
Yes
ICON Snowshoeing South Lottis Trailhead
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery South Lottis Trailhead
Yes



Related Activities
Henry Lake Trail - The Henry Lake Trail, 429, stems from the South Lottis Creek Trail. It follows South Lottis Creek to its source Henry Lake.

South Lottis Trail - South Lottis Trail extends north and south, through the Fossil Ridge Wilderness, for ten and a half miles. It leads from the South Lottis Trailhead to the Gold Creek Trailhead.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Gunnison National Forest, 216 North Colorado , Gunnison, CO, 81230, Phone: 970-641-0471

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