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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

Piedra River Trail #596, CO

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Distance Round Trip 11.2 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,585 feet
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11  2017-05-29 friendofThunderg
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,873
Routes 15,991
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Preferred   May, Oct, Sep, Jun
Sun  4:53am - 7:18pm
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Likely In-Season!
This is an excellent trail any time of the year offering something for every type of outdoor enthusiast. The trail journeys through a great mix of river canyon, meadows, and forest. Wildlife viewing, whitewater rafting, fishing, backpacking, bird watching, wildflower admiring and ample photography opportunities are to be found along this 11.2 mile long trail. The first couple of miles from each trailhead are relatively busy. However, if you venture into the inner stretches of this trail it is possible to find great solitude. In the winter months this is one of the only easily accessible trailheads. The first few miles provide a great snow shoeing or winter hiking excursion in a relatively friendly environment. If you continue on however, this trail becomes a serious undertaking in the winter months. The trail ends at the end of First Fork Road (FDR 662) at the First Fork Trailhead; this trailhead is not accessible in the winter months.

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2018-07-14 HAZ_Hikebot
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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