Explore the most popular lake trails in Grand Mesa National Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

This is a really beautiful hike. I was up there just before sunrise and it's so quiet and peaceful, and as the sun rose I got to see and hear the forest come alive. I saw 2 bald eagles and some sort of water rodent (muskrat maybe ?). The trail is well maintained and used, even with snow on the ground it was easily seen, which is good because the signage is not good. I wondered around the park looking for a sign for awhile, I had read a previous post about the trailhead being near the cabins so I started there. In the winter part of the road is closed but there is a road at the cabins that leads to a picnic area, that's only sign (To picnic area) on the cabin side of the lake, the trail picks up there. There is another parking area past the bridge, to the left, at the end of the main park road with a sign for Glacier springs I believe, you can start the hike there as well, I think there were 2 signs on this side one for Glacier and one for Lost Lake.

walking
22 days ago

Magical! Best kept secret. The trail is easy, the nature incredible.

hiking
2 months ago

3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Pretty, but it shouldn't be rated as moderate. Very easy.

on Kannah Creek

4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

Nice easy hike. Plenty of spots to stop and enjoy the scenery and even stop to fish. Be sure to bring bug spray! Overall a really nice find.

hiking
4 months ago

Excellent hike.

hiking
5 months ago

Easy walking trail; but lots of mosquitoes this time of year. As long as we were in the sun they were tolerable. I suggest walking at a quick pace or light jog while in the shaded areas. They didn't seem to be impressed with bug spray. Other than that, it was a beautiful scenic walk! And skinny dipping in the Lost Lake was worth it!

hiking
6 months ago