Echo Lake Trail

EASY 40 reviews
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Echo Lake Trail is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Idaho Springs, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
75 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

snowshoeing

walking

cross country skiing

forest

lake

views

5 days ago

6 days ago

City park feel. Easy hiking, families BBQing, lots of dogs, busy

hiking
14 days ago

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21 days ago

Great easy trial. Wonderful view of Echo Lake.

snowshoeing
1 month ago

Beautiful views all around the lake. Great scenery. Looks absolutely amazing regardless of the season.

walking
2 months ago

Trail was busier for Easter Sunday! And pretty snowy! Very pretty views and quite easy to locate!

2 months ago

snowshoeing
4 months ago

5 months ago

6 months ago

Good walk to take the kids on. Very pretty!

7 months ago

Loved it! A little scary at times but great! Pretty! And not crowded once you get on the right trail

8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

I took my family on this. 4 little kids (age range 2-6) and a husband. We really had the best time just poking around and meandering through the trees. It was a simple, easy walk. We didn't do the whole thing because it got chilly and we were underdressed.

8 months ago

8 months ago

We enjoyed it a lot, some parts where tricky with the wheelchair. but we enjoyed the drive up and the walk around the lake.

walking
9 months ago

Good walk with small children. Pretty drive and scenery.

10 months ago

Nice stop before Evans