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#33 of 41 state parks in Colorado

Best trails in Highline Lake State Park

14 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Highline Lake State Park, Colorado? AllTrails has 5 great lake trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Highline Lake State Park ranging from 0.9 to 1.8 miles and from 4,724 to 4,747 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Centered around both Highline Lake and Mack Mesa Lake, this western Colorado park has something for everyone all year round. During the summer, this park is great for water sports and fishing. Bird watchers will rejoice as thousands of birds migrate through the area every winter.

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Map of trails in Highline Lake State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
dawn - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
dawn - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
dawn - 10:00 pm
Thursday
dawn - 10:00 pm
Friday
dawn - 10:00 pm
Saturday
dawn - 10:00 pm
Sunday
dawn - 10:00 pm
Contact
970-858-7208
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Top trails (5)
#1 - Highline Lake Trail
Highline Lake State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
Highline Lake Trail is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Loma, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trShow more
#2 - Mack Mesa Lake
Highline Lake State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
Mack Mesa Lake is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Loma, Colorado that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and is accessiShow more
#3 - 18 Hours of Fruita
Highline Lake State Park
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Length: 6.5 mi
18 Hours of Fruita is a 6.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Loma, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking.Show more
#4 - East Bluffs Loop
Highline Lake State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 48 m
East Bluffs Loop is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Loma, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and Show more
#5 - Blue Heron Marsh Trail
Highline Lake State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 45 m
Blue Heron Marsh Trail is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Loma, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking andShow more