Lake Of The Woods #2263

The Lake Of The Woods Trail begins at Forest Road 205 and ends at the lake covering .4 of a mile. After crossing the White River, the trail enters the Flat Tops Wilderness through a stand of trees burned in the 2002 Big Fish Fire. Please watch for falling trees.

At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Wilderness regulations apply within Flat Tops Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Meeker, CO
Water: Treat all water before consuming.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Blanco Ranger District, 970-878-4039

General Information


The Lake of the Woods Trail is located 45 miles east of Meeker, CO.

From Meeker, take Colorado Highway 13 east for 1 mile, then turn right on Rio Blanco County Road 8 and follow this for 39 miles to Trappers Lake Road #205. Turn south on Trappers Lake Road #205, and continue for 5 miles. The trailhead is on the south side of the road.

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