Loch Lomond

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Loch Lomond is a short one-way in, one-way out 4-wheel drive road. The area is also popular for dispersed camping, fishing and hiking the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Refer to the Ranger District's motor vehicle use map (MVUM) for more information on roads in this area. Click here for more information about dispersed camping near Idaho Springs and Georgetown.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Upper and lower gate is closed for the season.
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: The area is closed for resource protection from 10/15 - 7/15 upper gate and 12/1 - 6/1 lower gate. There is NO parking allowed on Fall River Road or within the subdivisions.All vehicles must be either street-legal or registered annually through Colorado State Parks' OHV Registration Program. All motorized vehicles are restricted to open routes designated for their use. Contact your local District Office for a copy of the local Motor Vehicle Use Map. Reservoirs owned by Agriculture Ditch Company
Closest Towns: Idaho Springs, CO
Water: Stream/lake; treat water for drinking.
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions: I-70 westbound, take exit #238 Fall River Road. Drive approx. 8 miles to Alice road, turn left, stay on Alice road, turn right on Steuart road, NFSR 701.

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  Area/Length : 
2 miles (one way)

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  Elevation : 
10,400' - 11,200'