Lost Lake Campground Walk

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Very Easy
Duration
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0.5h
Distance
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0.6 km
Elevation
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6 m
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Directions to Trailhead

The Lost Lake Campground Walk is a short adventure in the Elk Mountains of Colorado that will lead you along well-maintained paved pathways through the forest. While out on the trail, you will leave the shores of Lost Lake Slough behind and follow the path through a stretch of light forest. This is an extremely easy hiking route that is suitable for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.

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Route Description for Lost Lake Campground Walk

If you are camping in the Lost Lake area and are looking to get out and enjoy a relaxing stroll, then the Lost Lake Campground Walk is a great option. This route simply utilizes the paved pathways of the campground to pass through some sections of light forest cover, so if you are looking for a longer, more scenic route, you should definitely explore the nearby Three Lakes Trail.

Setting out from the trailhead, you will follow the path as it leads to the southwest and offers some lovely views across the waters of Lost Lake Slough. Here, the trail will leave the lake behind, before passing through a stretch of woodland terrain. After reaching the endpoint of the route, simply follow the same path to return pas the lake on the way to the trailhead.

Getting to the Lost Lake Campground Walk Trailhead

The trailhead for the Lost Lake Campground Walk can be found at the Lost Lake Campground at the end of FS-706.

Route Information

  • Backcountry Campground

    Lost Lake Campground

  • When to do

    May-November

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Yes

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Out and back

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