Best Lizard Head Pass Snowmobiling

The 11th most popular snowmobile trail in Colorado.

  Colorado, US


  April 4, 2018

South of Telluride, the Lizard Head Pass area has miles of powder meadows open to snowmobiling under the massive Sheep Mountain.

To reach the snowmobiling trailhead for Lizard Head Pass from Telluride, head south on SR145 for about 13 miles.

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, Lizard Head Pass is the 11th most popular snowmobile trail of all 24 snowmobiling rides in Colorado.

Local Contacts:  Uncompahgre National Forest (970) 327-4261; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Telluride Visitors (88-TELLURIDE); Colorado Snowmobile Association (800) 235-4480; Dave's Mountain Tours (970) 728-9749.

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Sunshine CG

Luxury Loding:  New Sheridan Hotel; Hotel Columbia; The Peaks; Inn At Lost Creek (888) 601-5678

Breakfast Restaurant:  Maggies; Baked In Telluride; Sofios; Steaming Bean

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  37.8112, -107.9091

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  4/4/2018

ID:  13976

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