Forest Service Road 523

4.2/5 (13 reviews)
If you are in the Red Feather Lakes area of northern Colorado, this short gem is worthy of the 30 minute drive to take in the views overlooking the Laramie River Valley. There are a number of great dispersed camping spots available along Forest Service Road# 523 and because the trail is off of the ... Read More
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Highlights of Forest Service Road 523

Camping Category Icon Camping
Forest Category Icon Forest
Highest Elevation
10192 ft
Shape of Trail
Loop
Typically Open
06/15 - 11/30
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
523
Nearest Town
Red Feather Lakes
Nearest Services
Fort Collins
Management Agency
Roosevelt National Forest
District
Canyon Lakes Ranger District

Overview

If you are in the Red Feather Lakes area of northern Colorado, this short gem is worthy of the 30 minute drive to take in the views overlooking the Laramie River Valley. There are a number of great dispersed camping spots available along Forest Service Road# 523 and because the trail is off of the beaten path, peace and quiet awaits your stay. The trail is suitable for stock vehicles and no off-road experience is necessary to enjoy to stroll through the woods.

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