4,221' Up 970-834-9270 293' Down Columbine Lake Trail ist ein 8.3 Meilen langer, moderat besuchter Hin- und Rückweg in der Nähe von Silverton, Colorado. Run on the Columbine Trail before arriving at the High Lonesome Trail about 0.25 miles from the Junco Lake Trailhead. This is the start of the trail to Columbine Lake. The lake is situated below Mt. 9 Ten Mile Drive Trail Description:  At the Junco Lake Trailhead, the trail begins as an old jeep road. Email Visitor Information, Clear Creek Ranger District There are small zones you can stay in as well, which includes Jasper Lake, Diamond Lake, and Caribou Lake. Arapaho & Roosevelt National Forests Pawnee National Grassland, Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests & Pawnee National Grassland, Forest Supervisor's Office Coming down, when you reach the saddle, the trail heads farther west. Explore the best trails in Columbine, Colorado on TrailLink. P.O. 782' Down • Fort Collins, CO 80526 Columbine Lake is 45 minutes past Ouray, Colorado. Land Manager: USFS - Boulder Ranger District Office, 17.0 mi jeromeng2109 1 year, 3 months ago Columbine Lake … 811.26 m Down, 2.5 mi The trail continues along the creek to its source at Columbine Lake. Columbine Lake via Caribou Pass Trail Distance: 7.3 Miles | Difficulty: Moderate. • At 2.6 miles from the top of the pass, you will reach a junction with Columbine Lake Trail. The trek starts at the Junco Lake Trailhead (directions below) about a 40-minute drive from downtown Winter Park.. Hike on the Columbine Trail before arriving at the, There is some cool mining equipment about halfway up the, Started from trailhead near El Dora, heading towards Devil's Thumb Pass, moving clockwise through loop on 3-day backpack. ... Junco to Columbine Lake. 811.3 m Up From the creek, the trail heads left over boulders before turning again towards the creek. 33mi, Passable w a few mid of large snow patches especially around diamond lake - no use for spikes or shoes. Head north on U.S. Highway 40 north out of Fraser. Columbine Lake is 45 minutes past Ouray, Colorado. 970-887-4100 The trail is rated moderate by the Forest Service. You will need to bring water, food, closed toe shoes and clothes for various weather conditions. This hike climbs in elevation at a rather steep 12% grade, which rates it as a ‘difficult’ hike. The Junco Lake Trailhead is located 11 miles from Highway 40 on a spur just off County Road 84. There are strong game/climbers' trails heading directly down a steep scree slope. • 1286.71 m Up Begin at the Junco Lake Trailhead, in the Arapaho National Forest. The drive to Junco Lake trailhead takes just over 2 hrs. As the Caribou Trail splits away, stay to the right to remain on the Columbine Lake Trail. Sulphur Ranger District, 9 Ten Mile Drive, PO Box 10, Granby, CO 80446, Phone: 970-887-4100, Fax: 970-887-4111. Neva. 1304.33 m Down, 7.7 mi The right fork goes to Columbine Lake. It is a shallow lake, with a maximum depth of 8 feet containing rainbow and cutthroat trout. The Columbine Lake Trail is about eight miles round trip and between 2,500 and 3,000 feet of elevation, depending on where you start the hike. 7.9 km Please explain. 238.23 m Down, 4.8 mi 2150 Centre Avenue, Building E The trail starts with a forest inclining into a meadow, then you walk up the meadow into a valley and follow the creek and you will find the lake. Lakes and streams; treat water for drinking. Driving Directions From US Hwy 40 at Tabernash, Colorado, take County Road 84 eleven miles, turn SE on Forest Road 129.3A 1/10 mile to trailhead. • 2,662' Down As it turns out, Junco Lake is only the name of the trailhead as right next to the parking lot lay Junco Lake. A hike on Columbine Lake Trailhead in Grand County satisfies three key ingredients for a great outdoor active day: water, wildlife and wilderness. NOT OKAY! Trail Map | Photo Gallery Overview Columbine Lake (11,060 ft.) is located 3.4 miles from Junco Lake Trailhead on the west side of the Indian Peaks Wilderness. 303-567-3000 (Visitor Information) 4,279' Down Spam? Description Begin at the Junco Lake Trailhead, in the Arapaho National Forest. Despite a bumpy 10-mile drive from the tiny town of Tabernash and confusing signage for “Junco Lake Trailhead,” the hike to Columbine Lake is a worthy day trip from Denver. Idaho Springs, CO 80452 Email Visitor Information, Sulphur Ranger District You will pass through meadows (filled with wildflowers in the summer) and dense forest. There is some exposure on the way down from Caribou Pass Trail but nothing too bad! 1,290' Up Turn left at forks for Indian Peaks access and County Road 84 (.4 miles and 1.2 miles from HWY 40, respectively). 2150 Centre Avenue, Building E • 238 m Up 2140 Yarmouth Avenue From Highway 40, turn onto County Road 83 at the sign for Meadow Creek | Devils Thumb Ranch. This Colorado lake hike can be done as a day hike from the Denver area if you want to, but it does make for a long day, so start early; or if you want to make things a little easier on yourself, stay a night in Winter Park. 142.42 m Down, 10.1 mi The Columbine Lake hike follows an old jeep road until it reaches a junction with the Caribou Pass Trail at 1.7 miles.