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Fooses Creek Trailhead

Elevation: 9,590 Feet (2989.4 Meters)




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General Description

Fooses Creek Trailhead is located 7.25 miles southwest of Poncha Springs. This site provides access to segment 15 of the Colorado Trail that leads from Highway 50 to Marshall Pass and into the Rio Grande National Forest. Cross-country skiers use this site for access to the backcountry during the winter months.

Directions from Poncha Springs: Drive west on Highway 50 for 5.2 miles to County Road 225. Turn south on 225 and travel 2 miles to the trailhead.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-May through Mid-October (NOTE: Toilet to be installed in 1998.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Fooses Creek Trailhead
Yes
ICON Backpacking Fooses Creek Trailhead - Colorado Trail
Yes
ICON Cross-country Skiing Fooses Creek Trailhead - Fooses Creek Road, Colorado Trail
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Fooses Creek Trailhead - Colorado Trail
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding Fooses Creek Trailhead - Colorado Trail
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Fooses Creek Trailhead - Colorado Trail
Yes
ICON Motorcycle Riding Fooses Creek Trailhead - Fooses Creek Road
Yes



Related Activities
Colorado Trail (Highway 50 to Marshall Pass) - Segment 15 of the Colorado Trail leads 14 miles south from Highway 50 to Marshall Pass. It is open to hikers, bikers and horseback riders.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Salida Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, 325 Rainbow Blvd. , Salida, CO, 81201, Phone: 719-539-3591, Fax: 719-539-3593

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