Lake City To Creede / South Fork Snowmobiling

The 10th most popular snowmobile trail in Colorado.

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Southwest of Gunnison, this popular area has moderate to advanced terrain with trails and open powder fields.

To reach the trailhead from Gunnison, head west on US50 for 9 miles. Turn south on SR149 to Lake City. There are two trailheads: Deer Lake and Spring Creek.

Surrounding the Lake City area, there are 125 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. The trails are maintained by the Lake City Continental Divide Snowmobile Club, and are on a combination of National Forest, BLM and private lands.

All snowmobiles operating on federal lands within Colorado are required to be registered with Colorado State Parks. This registration permit is available at most National Forest ranger offices and at some chamber of commerce offices. It is highly recommended to purchase the $3 annual Colorado Search And Rescue Card (CORSAR) prior to snowmobiling to help reimburse local search teams should they be needed.

Overall, Lake City To Creede / South Fork is the 10th most popular snowmobile trail of all 24 snowmobiling rides in Colorado. Several of the better snowmobile trails are nearby Lake City To Creede / South Fork including Continental Divide Trail and Alpine Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Lake City Snowmobile Club (970) 944-2369; GNF (970) 944-2500; BLM (970) 944-2344; Lake City Visitors (970) 944-2527; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Lake City Sports Center Rentals (970) 944-2311.

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Quiet Moose Lodge (970) 944-2415

Luxury Loding:  Rocky Top Lodge (970) 944-2780; Crystal Lodge (970) 944-2201

Breakfast Restaurant:  Tic Toc Diner; Mocha Moose Coffeehouse

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Article Source:   Best Lake City To Creede / South Fork Snowmobiling Review

GPS:  38.03, -107.31

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  8/7/2016

ID:  12387

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