Adams Fork Trail Horseback Riding

The 19th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

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Near Antonio, the 6.5 mile Adams Fork Trail climbs west into the South San Juan Wilderness with views of Platoro Reservoir and Adams Fork Creek as it cuts its way through a glacier valley to the Continental Divide.

The trail follows a creek as it winds around side canyons, through Engelmann spruce and alpine fir forests.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Antonio, head west on SR14. At the intersection of FS250 and FS247, continue southwest on FS247 for 4.7 miles along Platoro Reservoir to the trailhead.

Overall, Adams Fork Trail is the 19th most popular horse trail of all 66 horseback rides in Colorado. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Adams Fork Trail including Rainbow Hot Springs, Elk Creek Trail, Conejos River Trail, Valle Victorian Trail and Conejos Peak Trail.

Adams Fork Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  RGNF (719) 274-6301; Creede Chamber of Commerce (719) 658-2374; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Colorado Horse Council (303) 292-4981.

Recommended Book:  "Trail Riding In Rocky Mountains" from Jean Llewellyn

Best Season:  Jun. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  37.3217, -106.6004

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  4/5/2018

ID:  13014

Adams Fork Trail Horseback Riding Map


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