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Directions

Woods Lake TH from Ridgway, CO: At the intersection of US550 and CO62 on the east side of Ridgway, turn onto CO62, drive across the bridge over the Uncompahgre River, continue through downtown Ridgway and head up the hill, still on CO62. Drive up and over Dallas Divide and drop back down to the intersection of CO62 and CO145. Appx. 23 miles. Turn south onto CO145. Drive through Placerville, about .9 mile south and continue another 2.4 miles to the turnoff for the Fall Creek Road/CR57P or FR618. Drive south on the paved road (turns to graded gravel after 2.7 miles) for 7.4 miles to an intersection with FR621. Stay left to follow FR621 another 2 miles to the campground and trailhead parking. Attached is a link with Forest Service information about the campground and directions to it: https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/gmug/recarea/?recid=32380


Camping

The Woods Lake Campground is at the trailhead. This is a "first-come, first-served" campground with around 40 sites, water and vault toilets. It has had a lot of work done to it in recent years, especially with dead tree mitigation. Follow the link above for more information regarding this campground. 

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