Alpine Loop

AKA: Alpine Triangle, San Juan National Forest, Cinnamon Pass, San Juan Mountains, Red Mountain, Mineral Point, Kendall Mountain, California Gulch, Black Bear Pass, Continental Divide, Ophir Pass, Telluride, Silverton, Ouray, San Juan Nationa

Summary


This popular summer destination has around 65 miles of designated motorized trails with plenty of side roads that wind through the San Juan Mountains. The trail system mainly consists of old mining roads that wind near abandoned mines, railroads, mills, and ghost towns, providing visitors a glimpse into the areas mining history. The trail system has five designated staging areas and several RV campgrounds that provide direct trail access. There are plenty of primitive campgrounds with direct trail access that charge a small fee but free camping can be found at Lost Trail Campground.

{ Last know status: Open | Approximate size: Unknown Mile(s) | Last updated: November 08, 2017 }

Terrain Experience Level


Expert
Some
Advanced
Some
Intermediate
Mostly
Beginner
Some

Terrain


Rhythm Section
Unknown
Roots
Unknown
Mud
Some
Sand
None
Jumps
None
Hill Climbs
Lots
Hard Pack
Mostly
Gravle
Unknown
Large Loose Rocks
Some
Other Hazards
Some

Allowed Vehicles


Motorcycle
Allowed
ATV
Allowed
4x4
Allowed
SxS
Allowed
Snowmobile
Unknown

Details


Trail Maps

Trail map links from StayTheTrail.org


Map - JPG

No Description

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http://staythetrail.org/docs.ashx?id=271293

Nearest City

Nearest city to Alpine Loop is Silverton, Colorado


Google Map

View Silverton, CO on Google Maps

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https://www.google.com/maps/place/Silverton%2C+CO

Spark Arrestor

A spark arrestor or exhaust cap is required

Noise Limit

Limit of: 96 db

Open Dates

june - october

Fee for riding

$0.00

FS

San Juan National Forest - Silverton Field Station 1468 Greene Street Silverton, CO 81433 (970) 387-5530


www.fs.usda.gov

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http://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/sanjuan/recreation/ohv

BLM - Gunnison Field Office 210 W. Spencer Street Gunnison, CO 81230 (970) 642-4940


www.blm.gov

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http://www.blm.gov/co/st/en/fo/gfo/recreation_information/al.html

DNR

Colorado State Parks - Registration Unit 13787 South Highway 85 Littleton, CO 80125 (303) 791-1920 dnr.ivrsparks@state.co.us


cpw.state.co.us

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http://cpw.state.co.us/buyapply/Pages/RegistrationsOHV.aspx

Silver Summit RV Park And Jeep Rentals 640 Mineral Street Silverton, CO 81433 (970) 387-0240 (970) 210-3683 silversummitrv@gmail.com


silversummitrvpark.com

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http://silversummitrvpark.com/

Silverton Lakes Campground 2100 Kendall Street Silverton, CO 81433 (970) 387-9888 silvertonlakes@live.com


www.silvertonlakes.com

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http://www.silvertonlakes.com/

Eureka Campground Silverton, CO (970) 618-3913 terri@eurekacampground.com


www.eurekacampground.com

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http://www.eurekacampground.com/

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