Type: Backcountry
Length: 22.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Motorized vehicles - Motorcycling
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: San Juan National Forest, In San Juan National Forest on Forest Rd. 471, 4 mi. from SR 145.
States: Colorado
Counties: Dolores, Montezuma
Latitude: 37.781451   Longitude: -108.028378

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Calico Trail offers 22 miles of challenging single-track. The Calico is a multiple use trail with primary users being trail motorcyclists, equestrians, hikers and mountain bikers. The trail is ridge line and climbs several peaks, offering spectacular vistas of the La Plata and San Juan Mountain Ranges.

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil

Average Grade: 15%
Elevation Low Point: 8,500
Elevation High Point: 12,340
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Lloyd McNeil
San Juan National Forest
Dolores Ranger District
P.O. Box 210
Dolores , CO 81323
(970) 882-7296



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