Crooked Creek Pass / Sylvan Lake


Sylvan Lake is a popular spot for assorted winter ativities including ski touring, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. The lake is owned by the State of Colorado and is managed by the Colorado State Parks. There are a number of opportunites for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling in the area.

At a Glance

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Closest Towns: Eagle

General Information

Directions: From I-70 exit 147 for Eagle, turn south on Eby Creek Rd to the Route 6 roundabout.At roundabout, turn right (west) on Route 6/Grand Ave and travel 0.8 miles to next roundabout. At this roundabout, take the third right onto Sylvan Lake Road.Continue 1.6 miles to Brush Creek Road, and take a right on Brush Creek Road.Follow Brush Creek Rd for roughly 9 miles to the fork of East and West Brush Creek.Turn right onto West Brush Creek Rd., FDR 400 and travel for 4.4 miles just past the Sylvan Lake State Park entrance.This road is usually maintained by Eagle County as far south as Sylvan Lake, but 4WD is still recommended for the last 4.4 miles since it may still have snowpack on the road.

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