East Fork Weminuche Creek Trail No. 659

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Length: 4.8-miles (one-way)

Trailhead Facilities: Vault toilet and horse trailer parking lot

Short Trail Summary: This hike description is to the end of the East Fork Weminuche Trail.

To reach the East Fork Weminuche Trail, hikers must first reach the junction of the trail located approximately 6.5-miles up the Weminuche Trail No. 592.

Turning east at this junction, the trail is an out and back hike through meadows to a magnificent cul-de-sac and high-altitude basin beneath the Continental Divide. The trail ascends nearly 1,700-feet to the basin. Ample fishing from the East Fork Weminuche Creek.

Directions: Drive North on Piedra Road (CR 600/FS 631) 22-miles to the intersection with the FS 640 (Williams Creek Road). Turn north and drive an additional 3.5-miles to FS 644 (Poison Park Road), turning west and then another 3.0-miles to the trailhead located at the end of the road.

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