Cannibal Plateau

Where To Go: Cannibal Plateau | Stay The Trail

Hinsdale County, Colorado

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.

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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Gunnison Ranger District, (970) 641-0471

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

Forest / Grassland MVUM Page