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

Quick Facts

Doctor Park Trailhead

Elevation: 8,600 Feet (2680.8 Meters)

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General Description

The Doctor Park Trailhead lies along the Taylor River immediately north of North Bank Campground. The elevation of the site is approximately 8,600 feet. It provides access to the Doctor Park, Spring Creek and Reno Divide areas, which are popular with motorcyclists and mountain bikers.

Directions from Gunnison via the North Bank Campground: Travel north on Highway 135 to Almont. Go north on Taylor River Road six miles to North Bank Campground and Doctor Park Trailhead.

Directions from Gunnison: Travel north on Highway 135 to Almont. North on Taylor River Road six miles to North Bank Campground and Doctor Park Trailhead.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Doctor Park Trailhead
ICON Camping North Bank Campground
ICON Fishing Taylor River
ICON Horseback Riding Doctor Park Trail
ICON Mountain Biking Doctor Park Trail
ICON Motorcycle Riding Doctor Park Trail

Related Activities
Doctor Park Road #744.2C - Doctor Park Road (744.2C) stems from Spring Creek Road north of Taylor Canyon Road. It provides access to hiking, biking and motorized trails.

Doctor Park Trail - Doctor Park Trail provides an excellent day ride or hike. This is a multi-use trail and not the best to take if solitude is what you're seeking.

Italian Creek Road #759 - This road connects Taylor River Road to Cement Creek Road and accesses fishing on Italian Creek.

Spring Creek Road #744 - This road accesses Spring Creek. It starts at the Spring Creek Reservoir.

More Information

Visitor Information:

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


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