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Groomed Snowmobile Trails in and Around Lake City and Creede, Colorado.

Snowmobile trails in the Lake City/Creede Area provide all types of riding adventures; steep mountain passes, open meadows, and soothing groomed riding all make up this system in the Gunnison and Rio Grand National Forests. Spanning from Lake City to Creed crossing over the Continental Divide, the trails in this area total more than 200 miles!

Trails include:

  • Snow Mesa
  • Table Mountain
  • Bristol Head

There is no shortage of excitement or trails in this area. Riders at any experience level can find what they're looking for. Trails are maintained November through March and start at 8,500 feet, rising up to about 13,000 feet. Snow depths can vary in this area from 1-2 feet to 8 or more.

Six trailhead/parking areas:

  • Penniston
  • Slumgullion Pass
  • Continental
  • Homestake
  • Love Lake
  • Spring Creek Pass

The Penniston Trailhead is located 4 miles south of Lake City along Hwy 149 near Lake San Cristobal, Colorado's second largest naturally formed lake. Continue along the highway and you'll find the Slumgullion Pass Trailhead. Homestake Trailhead is just a few miles north of Creede on Road #504. The Love Lake Trail travels 10 miles south off Hwy 149, following Road #523. Continental Trailhead is halfway between Lake City and Creede.

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Matterhorn Motel link to Colorado vacation New Colorado vacation business
Mountain-side motel rooms and cozy seasonal cabins, 1 block from Lake City's Historic District. Est in 1949, Matterhorn is SMOKE-FREE property. Free WI-FI. Reservations recommended - open year round.

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