South of Pueblo and La Veta, the Wahatoya Trail is a 12 mile route open to horseback riding.
To reach the trailhead for the Wahatoya Trail from LaVeta, follow CR360 for 6 miles to Wahatoya Trail sign, turn right and travel 2 more miles (the last 2 miles require 4WD vehicles). Trail is 1.5 miles to saddle of the Spanish Peaks. Trail will continue down the backside of the saddle for 2 miles to Forest Service cabin and then West for 4 miles to the intersection of the Apishapa Trail #1324. This 4 miles is currently under construction.
Once at intersection of Trail #1324, head west to intersection of Trail #1392 (West Peak Trail).Then left to return to CR46, 1.5 miles or right to timber line or summit of West Peak 1.5 miles. Other option at intersection of trail #1324 and # 1304 is to turn back left and travel 1.5 miles to CR46.
Overall, Wahatoya Trail is the 25th most popular horse trail of all 67 horseback rides in Colorado.