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Echo Lake Trailhead


A visitor information sign displays at the beginning of Echo Lake trailhead.

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Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Winter Sports

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

This flat quarter-mile loop around Echo Lake is an excellent area for beginners. It is also a good warm-up prior to traveling the Mount Evans road.
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