Hunters Lake Trail # 800

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Hunters Lake trail is 1.1 miles long. It begins at Forest Road 430, the Weminuche Wilderness boundary and ends at Forest Trail 835, the trail travels past Hunters Lake. You may choose to go to the Highland Trail #832 or the Tie Hill Trail #835 and create a loop or continue towards the Continental Divide. If you continue on the Trail #832, you will run into an area called the stair steps. Please be cautious while passing through the stair steps because of the adjacent sliffs. This is a great day hike to a fishing site.

The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Parking
Usage: Light
Restrictions: No JEEPS, NoATV's
Closest Towns: South Fork, CO
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Directions: From the town of South Fork, travel west on US Hwy 160 for 11 miles. Take a right at the Big Meadows Reservoir turn off. Travel on Forest Road 410 for 2 miles to the reservoir. Continue past the reservoir on Forest Road 430 for another 7miles. The trail takes off the road here to the west and goes to Hunters Lake. This is a great day hike to a fishing site.

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  Area/Length : 
1.1 miles

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  Elevation : 
11400 - 11600