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Fishing: Colorado > Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests > Taylor River Ranger District

Quick Facts

Summerville Trailhead

Elevation: 8,800 Feet (2743.1 Meters)




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General Description

Summerville Trailhead lies on the Taylor River Road, Forest Service Road 742, in Taylor Canyon. It is well-marked and easy to find. It provides access to the western portion of the Fossil Ridge Wilderness and Summerville Trail. The trailhead is maintained year round for many recreational uses.

Directions from Almont: Travel ten miles northeast on Taylor River Road to the Summerville Trailhead.



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



Related Activities
Summerville Trail - This trail begins in Taylor Canyon, one mile below Lodgepole Campground. After entering the Fossil Ridge Wilderness, the trail climbs out of Summerville Creek connecting with the Fossil Ridge Trail, 431.

Taylor River Road - The Taylor River Road is a paved, narrow, winding road, that follows the Taylor River through Taylor Canyon. Traffic is usually very heavy in the summer months.



More Information

Visitor Information:

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

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