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West Fork Trail

  West Fork Trail is a trail quite far from Durango but there's great natural beauty awaiting you along it. Hey, time for a hike donít you think? West Fork Trail in Ouray County, Colorado is a really good place to spend some time. In the San Juan and Jemez Mountains there are many great hiking trails, there's no better way to enjoy these mountains.
No chance of getting bored in Colorado if you like the outdoors. A delightful spot to camp here at West Fork
    Trail is Ridgway; Wetterhorn Basin is a fine site to check out. Life's too short to enjoy all the cool things in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains. West Fork Trail is magnificent enough to spend more than a day at, Amphitheater - Gunnison
National Forest is a magnificent local campground. While staying at West Fork Trail you could always look at Middle Canyon, and get yourself into a kayak and hit Uncompahgre River. A visit to Ridgway State Park when you're here at West Fork Trail is a perfect idea; there are some good whitewater spots on Cimarron River. Summer brings highs in the 70's to West Fork Trail, and all through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. During the wintertime highs  
are commonly in the 30's with temperatures at West Fork Trail dipping down into the 10's throughout winter nights. Around West Fork Trail you donít get a lot of precipitation. Of all the months in a year August is the one with the most rain while June is mostly the driest month.

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These outdoors activities are available near West Fork Trail.
 Campgrounds Near West Fork Trail:
Owl Creek Pass, Ouray , 5 miles away
East Fork Trailhead, Cimarron , 7 miles away
Engineer Pass #1, Lake City , 7 miles away
Engineer Pass #2, Lake City , 8 miles away
Silver Jack, Cimarron , 9 miles away
 Whitewater Near West Fork Trail:
Uncompahgre River, Ouray County , 10 miles away, Class V+ - 2.2 miles long (Ouray to KOA campground)
Cimarron River, Gunnison / Montrose County , 10 miles away, Class V+ - 10.2 miles long (Big Cimarron Campground to Cimarron Road bridge)
Henson Creek, Hinsdale County , 10 miles away, Class IV-V - 6.7 miles long (Above Nellie Creek to 1/2 mile from Lake City)
Whitewater Outfitter - Rigs FLY Shop & Guide Service, Ouray County , 15 miles away, Whitewater outfitter
Lake Fork Gunnison River, Hinsdale/Gunnison County , 16 miles away, Class III - 3.6 miles long (Lake City Town Run)
 Public Lands Near West Fork Trail:
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, Gunnison - CO , 68 miles away
Curecanti National Recreation Area, Gunnison - CO , 68 miles away
Ridgway State Park, Colorado , 17 miles away
San Juan National Forest, Colorado , 25 miles away
Crawford State Park, Colorado , 33 miles away
 Hotels Near West Fork Trail:
China Clipper Inn, Ouray , 9 miles away
Bridal Veil Bed And Breakfast, Ouray , 9 miles away
China Clipper Inn, Ouray , 9 miles away
Beaumont Hotel And Spa, Ouray , 9 miles away
Ouray Chalet Inn, Ouray , 9 miles away
 Lakes Near West Fork Trail
Lake San Cristobal, Hinsdale County , 18 miles away

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