La Plata has bunches trails, 4×4-ing and hiking options. There are beautiful scenes waiting for you here! Plan a full day, so be prepared to start early. This area does tend to get afternoon thunderstorms and the weather can change rapidly, so always have the proper gear.
If you’re driving up La Plata road, it will eventually lead you to Kennebec Pass. This pass is for high clearance 4×4 vehicles ONLY!