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Cannibal Plateau

Hinsdale County, Colorado

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This scenic loop east of Lake City provides great riding in and out of open timber and through open meadows. Close camping access and the bordering Powderhorn Wilderness make this singletrack and ATV route a unique location for riders.

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How To Get There

From Lake City: Head south out of town on CO-149 S/Gunnison Ave approx 9.7 miles to Co Rd 5. Turn north on Co Rd 5 where it will turn into Co Rd 50 after approx 0.1 miles. Continue on Co Rd 50 approx 2.6 miles to Co Rd 51. Turn left at Co Rd 51 and follow approx 1.0 mile to trail access.

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Note that not all of the trails in an area will be open to all vehicle types. Follow the Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUM)s and signage for the area and ride only on trails open to and wider than your OHV.

More Info:

Gunnison Ranger District, (970) 641-0471

Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest, (970) 874-6600

Forest / Grassland MVUM Page

Trail System Maps and GPS Files

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Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM)

Gunnison Ranger District - South

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