Deluge Lake #2014


The Deluge Lake trail begins near East Vail and ends at Deluge Lake: The trail traverses a steep, sunny, south-facing hillside for about 3 miles before turning north into the Deluge Creek valley toward Deluge Lake where views to the Sawatch Range and Mount of the Holy Cross emerge.

* There is a printable Recreation Quicksheet for this trail which is complete with directions, a map, details, and other information about this trail. Or to see quicksheets for other recreation areas across the Forest, click on the "Recreation Quicksheets" link in the right column and select the appropriate Ranger District.

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: See Holy Cross Wilderness Regulations
Closest Towns: Vail

General Information

Directions: Travel east on I-70 to exit 180, exit here and turn right onto the south frontage road. Continue on this road about 2 miles to a small parking area on the left just before the Gore Creek Campground.

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  Area/Length : 
4.5 miles

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  Elevation : 
8710 - 11746