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Little Cochetopa Trail #1409, CO

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Distance One Way 3.67 miles
Trailhead Elevation 10,332 feet
Elevation Gain 1,979 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,979 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 10.27
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Preferred   Sep, Jun, Aug, May
Sun  6:45am - 4:53pm
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Overview
Little Cochetopa Trail #1409 is a 3.67 mile one way hike with 1,979 feet elevation gain. Located 40 miles east of Gunnison Colorado. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.


The trail takes off from the end of the road and climbs toward the Continental Divide. Little Cochetopa Creek parallels the trail. Fishing, for brook trout, is especially good in the beaver ponds. This trail is a favorite for a leisurely day of fishing.
The road to the trailhead is generally closed by heavy snow until late May.

This trail is one of the most beautiful hikes on the Salida Ranger District. The trail meanders along the stream and a leisurely pace will afford hikers the opportunity to see elk and other wildlife.

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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.

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    From Poncha Springs travel west on US Highway 50 for 2 miles. Turn left off the highway onto County Road 210. Stay on CR 210 for 7.25 miles. The last 3.25 miles are rough and require 4-wheel drive.
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