2 UNITS;AMENITIES: VAULT TOILETS AND INTERPRETIVE SIGN.
East Lime Creek Picnic Area is located in the northern part of this area at an elevation of 10,000 feet. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling are popular winter activities and there are a number of well-marked trails for winter sports enthusiasts. In the summer, Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591) is a scenic area to walk or ride a mountain bike.
Directions from Durango, Colorado: Travel north on U.S. Highway 550 for 36 miles.
Directions from Silverton, Colorado: Travel south on U.S. Highway 550 for 8 miles.
Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Please watch for vehicles, bicycles and hikers in this area. Updated: 2004-05-03 15:05:00.0
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Cold Water Fishing
Lime Creek and Potato Lake nearby
East Lime Creek General Forest Area
Hiking & Walking
Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591), Potato Lake
Lime Creek Road (Forest Road 591)
East Lime Creek Picnic Area
Beautiful mountain scenery
East Lime Creek Group Picnic Ground - East Lime Creek Picnic Ground is just south of Molas Pass adjacent to U.S. Highway 550. With two tables and toilets, the picnic ground is a convenient rest stop for travelers.
East Lime Creek Picnic Ground - This picnic area is located south of Molas Pass at an elevation of 10,000 feet. There are two sites and toilets available; fires are permitted.
Molas Pass Interpretive Site - Dramatic views of Sultan Mountain to the north and the Animas River Gorge and Weminuche Wilderness to the east.