Lake of the Clouds via Grand Ditch Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews
#145 of 179 trails in

Lake of the Clouds via Grand Ditch Trail is a 12.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Grand Lake, Colorado that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until September.

DISTANCE
12.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,500 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

snow

no dogs

hiking
10 days ago

I only saw one trail ranger going down the gravel section in a golf cart. great views and really cold water!

1 month ago

Beautiful hike, lots of mosquitos. Last portion of the trail doesn’t exist, you have to scramble up the boulder field to get to the lake. There were also a bunch of bighorn on the side of the mountain on the way up!