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Middle Fork Trail #589 is a 11.09 mile one way hike with 4,872 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 43 miles east-northeast of Durango Colorado.
The Middle Fork Trail is 10.2 miles in length, it connects to the Continental Divide Trail 813. The trailhead is located on Middle Fork FS Road 636. This trail is open for hiking, backpacking and horseback riding. The first half mile is open to off highway vehicles (OHVs) less than or equal to 50” in width; however, as of July 2012 it has become impassable to all OHVs.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.