Sunshine Mesa

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Located southwest of Telluride, Colorado, in the eastern shadow of Mount Wilson and the Lizard Head Wilderness, Sunshine Mesa is a picturesque road filled with astonishing sights. This road offers sightseers birdseye river views, dense aspen groves for rich fall colors, abundant summertime wildflow... Read More
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Highlights of Sunshine Mesa

Forest Category Icon Forest
Ghost Town Category Icon Ghost Town
Scenic Category Icon Scenic
Highest Elevation
9768 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
623 & 63J
Nearest Town
Telluride
Nearest Services
Telluride
Management Agency
Uncompahgre National Forest – Mountain Division
District
Norwood Ranger Distict

Overview

Located southwest of Telluride, Colorado, in the eastern shadow of Mount Wilson and the Lizard Head Wilderness, Sunshine Mesa is a picturesque road filled with astonishing sights. This road offers sightseers birdseye river views, dense aspen groves for rich fall colors, abundant summertime wildflowers, historic old west homestead ruins, and picture frame mountain tops.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
11 Waypoints
35 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
3 Community Reviews
1 Video
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