West Lake Marie

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

West Lake Marie

Scenic trailhead parking area with toilets.  Access to Medicine Bow Peak, Tipple Trail and Lakes Trail.  Also easy walking distance to Lake Marie Falls.  A perfect stop along the Snowy Range Highway.  Available Memorial Day through October, weather permitting. Winter access by snowmobile.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Available following the opening of Highway 130, weather permitting. Late and early snow is common.
Operational Hours: Once the Snowy Range Highway is plowed open by the State Highway Department this spot can be driven to.  Often large amounts of snow remain on the roadsides. The highway usually remains open until Halloween, weather permitting.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restroom: yes

General Information

Accessibility:

Once the Snowy Range Highway opens for the summer this becomes a popular stop for visitors driving over the top of the Snowy Range.  Snow closes the highway each Autumn around Halloween.


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