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Fishing: Colorado > Rio Grande National Forest > Divide Ranger District

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Thirty Mile Creek Trailhead

Elevation: 9,300 Feet (2899.0 Meters)

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General Description

Campground and trailhead are located 31.1 miles southwest of Creede on Forest Road #520. Adjacent to Rio Grande River and Thirty Mile Resort.

Directions from Creede, Colorado: Travel southwest on Colorado Highway 149 for 20.1 miles, to Forest Road #520 (Rio Grande Reservoir Road). Then, go 11.0 miles west on Road #520.

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Thirty Mile Creek Trailhead
ICON Camping Thirty Mile Campground - 35 camping units - parking spur, table, fire ring
ICON Cold Water Fishing Rio Grande River, Squaw Creek, Weminuche Creek, Rio Grande Reservoir
ICON Hiking & Walking Weminuche Wilderness/Continental Divide; Weminuche Creek and Squaw Creek Trails
ICON Horseback Riding No stock unloading or trailers permitted; unloading and parking 1/2 and 3/4 mile east of campground, adjacent to FR 520.
ICON Resort & Commercial Services Thirtymile Resort

Related Activities
Reservoir (rio Grande) Picnic Ground - This site overlooks Rio Grande Reservoir and has 4 picnic units, each with tables and fireplaces.

Ute Creek Trail - This trail is the major access route into the vast Ute Basin Area. Four major fishable lakes sit in the beautiful basin. The Ute Trail is a popular route with Weminuche Wilderness visitors.

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Visitor Information:

Divide Ranger Station, 13308 West US Highway 160, P.O. Box 40 , Del Norte, CO, 81132, Phone: 719-657-3321, TTY: 719-657-6038


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