Smith Lake Trail #1194

  

Smith Lake trail

Trail #1194.  This short hike is a good one for children. The trail begins just before the entrance to Cold Springs Campground. Please register and read the information provided at the trailhead.

This trail is managed by the Yampa Ranger District.

Hikers will make an easy climb through spruce/fir forest for the first half mile to the Flat Tops Wilderness boundary. It is only another .1 mile to the lake.

Since the trail enters the Wilderness, please know regulations and practice 'Leave No Trace.” Camping is not allowed within 1/4 mile of Smith Lake.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This area is only reachable seasonally, generally Memorial Day weekend through mid October. Before planning your trip, call the Yampa Ranger Station for current snow melt conditions. 970-638-4516 This area is only reachable seasonally, generally Memorial Day weekend through mid October. Before planning your trip, call the Yampa Ranger Station for current snow melt conditions. 970-638-4516  
Fees Free
Closest Towns: Yampa, CO
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: USFS

General Information

Directions:

Follow County Road 7 west from Yampa to Forest Road 900 to trailhead. 14.4 Miles.


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