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Pitkin Trail System

Gunnison County, Colorado

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This trail network on the western side of the Collegiate Peaks connects Taylor Park, Tincup, and St. Elmo through a series of routes open to all vehicle types. Numerous high passes can be found within a couple hours ride or drive. The Alpine Tunnel historic site is nearby between Pitkin and Hancock Pass.

Popular Trails in This Area

Cumberland Pass
Tomichi Pass
Wuanita Pass

Detailed Description

Pin Point is for Main Street in Pitkin, within Gunnison National Forest

Cumberland Pass leads from Pitkin to Tincup

Tomichi Pass leads to Hancock Pass and Alpine Tunnel

How To Get There

From Gunnison:

Take Highway 50 east towards Salida.

Turn left (North) onto County Road 76, leading to Pitkin

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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

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Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM)

Gunnison Ranger District - South

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