In the San Juan National Forest just east and south of Bayfield, CO area, there are a number of motorized trails passing by old oil field pads in the arid southern hills of the San Juan Mountains. Ranging generally between 7,000ft and 8,000ft elevation, motorcycles and E-bikes also share these trails.

When Open? Area Acres Operated By
Year-round; 24 hours a day 19,337 acres US Forest Service:
Columbine Ranger District
Dogs Allowed? Miles of Trail Max/Min Elev (ft)
Dogs allowed - must be on leash in developed areas 38 6,690ft - 8,940ft

Bayfield Area Hiking Trail and Map Finder

Area Hiking Trails:
1 - Pine Piedra Trail Lower #524
2 - Sauls Creek Trail #531
Area Trailheads:
1 - Green Canyon Trailhead
2 - Ridge Trail #807
3 - Trail #701 Trailhead
4 - Ute Creek Trail #666
Area Campgrounds: