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Island Lake is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Salida, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and fishing.

Length 2.9 mi Elevation gain 301 ft Route type Out & Back
Fishing Hiking Nature trips Walking Forest Lake Views Wild flowers Wildlife
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Rob Hanson
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Hiking

4x4 high clearance necessary

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Samantha Easterwood
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The road is rocky for 11 miles before the parking lot!

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Amy DiIullo
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very long and rough road, drove for 1+ hours and had to turn around.

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Kevin Abbott
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This is a great area accessed by county road 240. County road 240 was closed until very recently due to avalanche debris. After a very long rough road, reaching Island Lake is a short enjoyable hike from parking lot at Billings Lake without any extreme incline. Usually company on trail or at lake, but not much traffic comparatively. Mosquitoes can be bad late July into late August. Beautiful but finicky cutthroat, above average size, may reward if the timing is right.

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Jalima Hernandez
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Allan Todd
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David Amrine
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Laurie Amrine
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Matt Palumbo
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