Idaho Springs Reservoir Via Chicago Lakes Trail

MODERATE 9 reviews
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Idaho Springs Reservoir Via Chicago Lakes Trail is a 3.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Idaho Springs, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October.

DISTANCE
3.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
813 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

cross country skiing

forest

lake

views

snow

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4 months ago

This trail was pretty icy and narrow at parts. Ended up turning around and wouldn't recommend it for a solo hike with all of the current ice.

hiking
4 months ago

it was a great hike. nobody else on the trail, great view. but wish we would have had snow shoes.

11 months ago

It's a very beautiful area. Backpacking in and out is a little difficult.

hiking
Saturday, July 28, 2012