et in altitude on the famous West Fork of the San Juan River in the San Juan National Forest in Southwestern Colorado. With fast flowing, year round water and an excellent 2-wheel drive dirt road that follows the river (CoRd #648 off of highway 160), you will find that this is a perfect place to mine by yourself in seclusion - or bring the whole family and have a blast in the great outdoors! The river ranges in width from 25 to 55 feet across, and I would estimate its depth ranges from 1 feet to 6 feet deep. The road runs from 50 feet to 100 feet above/away from the river. Included with your claim will be a small tributary that drains into the river that you can also work. There is plenty of space near or next to the River with great areas to tent camp, as well...
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