Land O' Lakes #713

Because of the scenic view it offers, the Land Of Lakes Trail #713 is one of the most used trails on the Grand Mesa. It is a very short trail which is paved for the entire distance, making for a quick and easy hike. The trail travels out to a rim overlooking a series of lakes and reservoirs and then circles back to the parking area in a loop. At this overlook there are interpretive signs and information concerning the glacial construction of the lakes and reservoirs below.

Geo-Ref Trail Map   Geo-Reference Instructions

At a Glance

Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to Hiking.
Closest Towns: Mesa, CO and Cedaredge, CO

General Information


Travel on Highway 65 from the Forest Boundary above Powderhorn for approximately 13 miles. From Cedaredge, travel approximately 8.5 miles from the Forest Boundary.  The Trailhead is located on the southwest side of Highway 65.



From the parking area off Highway 65.  T. 12S.,  R. 95W.,  Sec. 9.  U.S.G.S. Map: Skyway.


Day Hiking