Treasure Falls
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member logan1
N 37° 26.562 W 106° 52.639
13S E 333929 N 4145638
Quick Description: Discover the Legend of Treasure Mountain and maybe a cache of gold in Southern Colorado off US HWY 160 between Pagosa Springs & South Fork.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 1/25/2006 6:10:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM6HD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member The Royles
Views: 69

Long Description:
In the late 1700's, an expedition of 300 Frenchmen secretly entered the San Juan Mountains in search of gold in what was then Spanish Territory. Over a period of years they faced disease, brutal winters and battles with Ute Indians. Of the 300 Frenchmen, only two returned to Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. They told an intriguing tale about how the leaders of the expedition had cached a fortune of gold near Treasure mountain. Many have looked for the gold but have failed to locate the cache. Most of the clues have been lost or destroyed...and the lost French gold remains the Legend of Treasure Mountain.

This is a great rest stop, you can see the falls from the parking lot. The coordinates start you at the trail head to this awsome waterfall. The trail is very well taken care of and it is an easy uphill stroll through a beautiful forest.

Please post a photo of Treasure Falls and answer the following question:

What is the maximum weight load allowable on the Town & Country bridge that takes you over Falls Creek at the base of the falls?
Type: Slide

Parking Coordinates: N 37° 26.562 W 106° 52.639

Watercourse: Falls Creek

Waterfall Height: 105

Seasonality: Perennial

Seasons of Best Flow: From: 4/9/2010 To: 7/9/2010

Viewpoint: Bottom

Path Up and Down: None

Walk Behind: Not at all

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