South Fork Trail Horseback Riding

The 38th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

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Southeast of Meeker, the South Fork Trail is a 26 mile horseback riding route along the South Fork White River through the Flat Tops Wilderness.

The eastern trailhead is at the western end of CR146. The western trailhead is on CR125

Overall, South Fork Trail is the 38th most popular horse trail of all 66 horseback rides in Colorado. Several of the better horse trails are nearby South Fork Trail including W Mountain Trail and Avalanche Lake Trail.

South Fork Trail Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  White River National Forest (970) 878-4039; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Colorado Horse Council (303) 292-4981.

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

Best Season:  Jul. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Deer Lake Campground

Luxury Loding:  Adams Lodge, Meeker (970) 878-4312; Trappers Lake Lodge, Meeker (970) 878-3336; Elk Creek Lodge, Meeker (970) 878-5454

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  39.84265, -107.33481

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  4/1/2018

ID:  15050

South Fork Trail Horseback Riding Map


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