Brainard Snowshoe Trail to Brainard Lake

EASY 15 reviews

Brainard Snowshoe Trail to Brainard Lake is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ward, Colorado that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from September until April.

DISTANCE
5.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
462 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

walking

forest

lake

snow

Brainard Lake Road will REOPEN the morning of June 29th. https://www.bouldercounty.org/transportation/plans-and-projects/brainard-road/

hiking
5 days ago

One of the most beautiful hikes I’ve been on! Must do!!

hiking
2 months ago

The elevations climbs were easy. A few low areas were pretty wet. If you’re expecting scenic Rocky Mountain you-can-see forever views, you aren’t getting them on this trail. It traverses through a wooded area to the lake. Positives - toilets at the trailhead and at the lake and a beautiful hike.

hiking
3 months ago

Road is open.

4 months ago

Road is closed from highway 5/17/18

hiking
28 days ago

snowshoeing
2 months ago

snowshoeing
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
Sunday, September 24, 2017

hiking
Monday, September 04, 2017

hiking
Sunday, June 04, 2017

walking
Saturday, April 06, 2013