Silver Dollar Lake Trail (#79)

  

This is a short hike yet the thin air and occasional steepness may be challenging. The trail leads to two lakes that are above treeline. The first lake, Naylor Lake is on private property. You may look, but please do not trespass. The second lake is Silver Dollar Lake and is for public use.

At a Glance

Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Georgetown, CO
Water: Lake; treat water for drinking.
Restroom: None
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

* Just south of Guanella Pass Campground and north of the Guanella Pass, is a small parking area. * You may park here or travel another quarter mile up a 4-wheel drive road to another parking area where the trail starts.


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This is a short trail yet the thin air and occasional steepness may be challenging. The trail leads to two lakes that are above treeline. The first lake, Naylor Lake is on private property. You may look, but please do not trespass. The second lake is Silver Dollar Lake and is for public use.
Warming SheltersNo
Difficulty Level: More Difficult
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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.5 miles (one way)

  Latitude : 
39.606671

  Longitude : 
-105.726637

  Elevation : 
Trailhead: 11,200' - Destination: 12,200'

 



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