Platte River Trail

  

Platte River Trail provides access to the South Platte River.  It is an easy to moderate 3 mile hike through forest and meadow.  Portions of this trail were impacted by the 2002 Hayman Fire and the trail may not be well defined in some areas.

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At a Glance

Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Lake George
Water: Water is available at Happy Meadows Campground when the campground is open.
Restroom: Toilets are available at Happy Meadows Campground when the campground is open.
Information Center: South Park Ranger District 719 836-2031

General Information

Directions:

From Lake George, turn north on County Road 77 (Tarryall Road) for one mile to Forest Road 112.  Turn right and follow Forest Road 112 to the trailhead, which is about one mile past Happy Meadows Campground.


Accessibility:

This trail is generally accessible year round; however, access may be more difficult in the winter months.


Parking:

There is a parking spot at the trailhead.


Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Backpacking

Day Hiking


Horse Riding & Camping

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