Windsor Lake Trail

  

This 1.1 mile trail accesses the beautiful alpine Windsor Lake in the Mount Massive Wilderness. The trailhead is accessible from the Hagerman Pass Road (Forest Service Road 105) and has an elevation gain of nearly 1,000 feet in a relatively short distance. While it's short, it is a more strenuous hike than the distance implies. Windsor Lake can be used to help hikers prepare themselves for longer Fourteener hikes, as the elevation gain over distance is the same.

To reach the trailhead, drive 3 miles on the Hagerman Pass Road (Forest Service Road 105) and park in the lot to the north of the road. The trail begins on the south-side of the road and immediately crosses the Busk Ivanhoe Tunnel and enters the Mount Massive Wilderness. This is a popular fishing and camping lake.

This hike is one of Leadville Ranger District's Suggested Day Hikes.

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At a Glance

Closest Towns: Leadville, Colorado
Water: None
Restroom: None
Information Center: For more information on Mount Massive Wilderness and Leave No Trace Pinciples, go to:   http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=NWPS&sec=wildView&WID=377

General Information

Directions:

From Leadville, follow signs to Turquoise Lake. To reach the trailhead, drive 3 miles on the Hagerman Pass Road (Forest Service Road 105) and park in the lot to the north of the road.


Directions:

From Leadville, follow signs to Turquoise Lake. To reach the trailhead, drive 3 miles on the Hagerman Pass Road (Forest Service Road 105) and park in the lot to the north of the road.


Directions:

From Leadville, follow signs to Turquoise Lake. To reach the trailhead, drive 3 miles on the Hagerman Pass Road (Forest Service Road 105) and park in the lot to the north of the road.


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