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Quick Facts

Apishapa Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,800 Feet (3054.9 Meters) Junction with West Peak Trail
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Elevation: 1,100 Feet (342.9 Meters)
Elevation Gain: 1,340 Feet (417.7 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 11,140 Feet (3472.6 Meters)
Length, One-way: 3.2 Miles (5.33 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 1324
Usage: Moderate
USGS Map: Herlick Canyon




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General Description

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Apishapa Trail starts from the Cordova Road Trailhead and junctions after about 3 miles with West Peak Trail. Apishapa Creek is a dispersed camping facility that has no facilities. It is possible to make a loop using this trail, West Spanish Peak Trail and Wade Trail.

You pass through timbered areas and can then enjoy the vistas from the dikes as you cross them. The trail continues at a gentle grade The trail goes through an area of open ridgetops, then Bristlecone, Limber and aspen trees; the trail ends on a gentle grade.

Directions from La Veta: Travel 20 miles south of La Veta on Highway 12. then take Cordova Pass Road 46 to the designated trailhead.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: May through Mid-October (NOTE: None) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Backpacking Apishapa Creek 1/10 mile southeast of trailhead
No
ICON Hiking & Walking Apishapa Trail
Yes
ICON Hunting In season
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Medium downhill grade
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Trinidad, Fisher Peak, Culebra, Dikes
Yes



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