Wilson Mesa Trail

Wilson Peak
Distance: 
13 miles one way from Woods Lake to Sunshine Mesa
Elevation Gain: 
3700 feet

Drive 14 miles west on Hwy. 145. Turn left on Fall Creek Rd., and continue 7.75 miles to trailhead. Moderate--hiking, biking, photo opp. If you want awesome scenery mixed with solitude (and fabulous colors in the fall), take this trail which is 13 miles one way east from Woods Lake to Sunshine Mesa with a 3,700-foot elevation gain. To access: Drive 14 miles west of Telluride on Hwy. 145. Turn left on Fall Creek Road and follow for 7.75 miles to the trailhead. Park here or continue another .25 miles to Woods Lake and park there. Or access from the top of Sunshine Mesa and the trailhead to Bilk Creek heading west to Woods Lake.

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