Lake Fork Creek Trail

EASY 8 reviews

Lake Fork Creek Trail is a 3.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near South Fork, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
3.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1328 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

hiking
2 months ago

Great short hike but you can go further than the map says, which we did and ended up with 4.2 miles total. The trail ended at a stream leading to the river. We saw lots of fresh elk droppings and some scat too. The river wasn't as close or gentle for our dog to drink much from but there's a few spots for them to wade in. We went in the late morning so we could avoid the afternoon thunderstorms. Only saw two other groups there. Since some of it is in a burned section, there's quite a bit of sun - use sun block and bug spray. Long pants would be nice too since there's a couple thorny plants along the trail.

2 months ago

Eady to moderate. A few downed trees, and it rained pretty hard which made for some slippery areas, but it was a beautiful hike.

hiking
2 months ago

3 months ago

Easy to Moderate and well marked

hiking
3 months ago

This was an awesome trail. The dogs liked it a lot just cause they can stay hydrated and cool cause the water flows damn near 60% of the trail. Only bad thing is a lot of peeps seem to turn around at 2.21 miles cause the trail is hard to see but we managed to make it to a cage with a stick in it. Wasn't for sure what it symbolized. The hike back to the trail head was easy and fast. In the end gps said we did 7.99 miles.

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

Sunday, August 09, 2015