Cataract Lake Trail

HARD 7 reviews
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Cataract Lake Trail is a 8.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Lake City, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is best used from June until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
8.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,742 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

walking

lake

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

Dogs are technically allowed, but this hike involves creek crossings and may not be suitable for all dogs.

25 days ago

Loved this hike! Lots of flowers and a beautiful waterfalls!

hiking
Thursday, August 06, 2015

This has been one of our family's favorite hikes when we would vacation at Breckenridge, CO

Friday, July 03, 2015

Great trail! Well worth the effort to go to the lake.

hiking
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

First off you have to cross a large creek. To get across you have to walk along a long log. My dogs and wife would not go across. After that you have a lot of small water falls until you get to the top to see the lake, Wide open on top and if you want to camp plenty of room.2001 Sept.17-27

2 months ago

hiking
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Tuesday, May 31, 2016