San Juan County Road 2 - Animas Forks

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San Juan County Road 2 is a historic and scenic route in the San Juan Mountains above the charming mining town of Silverton, Colorado. The picturesque road takes you through stunning and rugged terrain en route to the well-preserved ghost town of Animas Forks. Prepare to immerse yourself in toweri...Read More
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Highlights of San Juan County Road 2 - Animas Forks

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Camping Category IconCamping
Ghost Town Category IconGhost Town
Mine Category IconMine
Overland Category IconOverland
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
12047 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
San Juan County Road 2
Nearest Town
Silverton
Nearest Services
Silverton
Management Agency
San Juan County
District

Overview

San Juan County Road 2 is a historic and scenic route in the San Juan Mountains above the charming mining town of Silverton, Colorado. The picturesque road takes you through stunning and rugged terrain en route to the well-preserved ghost town of Animas Forks. Prepare to immerse yourself in towering mountain peaks and lush alpine meadows and journey back in time to a once bustling hub of mining activity. San Juan County Road 2 is a unique and rewarding adventure for those who appreciate history and the great outdoors.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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17 Waypoints
53 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
48 Community Reviews
1 Video
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