South San Juan Wilderness Area

JMorgan Wilderness Areas

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Located east of Pagosa Springs, the South San Juan Wilderness Area is administered by the San Juan National Forest.

USGS Topo maps link:

Chromo Mountain Chama Peak Archuleta Creek Cumbres
Harris Lake Elephant Head Rock Victoria Lake Spectacle Lake
Blackhead Peak Summit Peak Platoro Red Mountain
Wolf Creek Pass Elwood Pass

Established: 1980, expanded 1993

Acres: 158,790

Elevation Range: 8,000 to 13,000 feet



Pagosa Springs

Hunting Areas: 76, 78, 80, 81


Camp: San Juan National Forest, Pagosa RD

Basecamp: Pagosa Springs