Hassell Lake Trail (#84)

The trail to Hassell Lake is short and steep. The trail gains 800 feet in the first mile. The lake is only a few acres in size, but offers great views and a variety of wildflowers.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Empire, CO
Water: Stream/Lake; treat water for drinking.
Restroom: Practice Leave No Trace principles.

General Information

Directions: From I-70 west, take exit 232 to US 40,proceed northwest approx. 9 miles to small town of Berthoud Falls. Turn left at the sign for Jones Pass/Henderson Mine. Follow paved road to Woods Creek Road #146 turn left, drive 2 miles and park at Upper Urad Reservoir.

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  Area/Length : 
1 mile one-way

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  Elevation : 
10,720' - 11,335'