Williams Creek Trailhead is near Cimarrona Campground. Trail 586 leaves from the campground, goes slightly east of Cimarrona Peak and reaches the Continental Divide at Squaw Pass where it continues into the Divide District of Weminuche Wilderness. After passing Cimarrona Peak, hikers have the choice of going up and over to Hossick Lake on Trail 585.
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From Williams Creek Trailhead, which starts at about 8,380 feet, hikers have a few options. One can take Williams Creek Trail 587 all the way to the Continental Divide or after a little more than a mile, take Indian Creek Trail 588. Trail 588 goes northeast to Palisade Meadows and splits, both trails join the Divide. Trail 651 goes north about one mile and Trail 588 continues east another 2 miles before reaching the Divide.
Directions from Pagosa Springs, Colorado: Travel 2 miles west on U.S. Highway 160, then turn northwest on Forest Road 631 for 22 miles. Go north on FR 640 for 5 miles.
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