Colorado #1776 Section 10 (Timberline Lake Trail)


This segment of the Colorado Trail (#1776) can be accessed from the parking lot of the Timberline Lake Trailhead, located at the west end of Turquoise Lake. Colorado Trail heads north towards Bear Lake in Holy Cross Wilderness and continues northeast.

From the Timberline Lake parking area heading south, the trail is 13 miles to Halfmoon Creek, traveling along the east-side of Mt. Massive and through the Mt. Massive Wilderness and the Leadville National Fish Hatchery. Special group limits and fishing restrictions apply in this section; please check trailheads for specific information / restrictions.

This trail also takes hikers through the Midland Trail, a popular trail in the Hagerman Pass area.

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

At a Glance

Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within designated Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Leadville, Colorado
Information Center: Leadville Ranger District



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