Mohawk Lakes Trail

MODERATE 589 reviews
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Mohawk Lakes Trail is a 8.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Breckenridge, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from July until September. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
8.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2057 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

birding

fishing

fly fishing

hiking

nature trips

scenic driving

walking

cross country skiing

horseback riding

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

rocky

snow

Take Spruce Creek Rd., just to the left of Goose Pasture Tarn and go as far as you can on this road.

hiking
7 days ago

hiking
12 days ago

Definitely harder than expected. Our first “mountain” hike, and got pretty winded on the way up. Got to Lower Mohawk at 4pm and snowy clouds started to roll in and the sun started to set behind the peak, which meant slippery and cold conditions for the decent if we didn’t leave after the lower lake.
Next time we go we will be leaving earlier in the day and pace ourselves more to make it to the upper Lake! It was 6.8 miles to and from the lower Lake.
Definitely worth the hike for the views though!

hiking
16 days ago

hiking
22 days ago

With the altitude change the hike started to feel harder but well worth it. Amazing mountain views, lakes, and waterfalls. My pup loved it too! Breathtakingly beautiful!
(A lot of people hike this, we kept passing a lot of people)

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23 days ago

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25 days ago

Icy at this time of the year but manageable. Great time

hiking
27 days ago

Super icey, but so worth it for the views. Trails hard to see with the snow and icey patches. But awesome once you get to the top! The logged cabin was so cool to look at and definitely a place to go again. Probably a lot easier with no snow. Loved it!

hiking
28 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Spruce Creek Trail was a bit icy in spots but completely manageable. The trail is snowy in between the lower and upper lakes. If you can handle the snow/ice the upper lake is a must. The mountain goats came out up top!

We did this hike in boots with no other gear and never fell once.

hiking
1 month ago

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1 month ago

1 month ago

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1 month ago

Gorgeous hike. Weather was perfect. Very icy. Fell a couple of time. Well worth it though with the right equipment. Saw mountain goats. Bouldered some beside the waterfall. Agree with one reviewer - markings at the top are very hard to find. We were off the trail several times but had no problem getting back on it.

hiking
1 month ago

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1 month ago

Great trail a little icy at the top but has wonderful views and I made a couple friends too!

1 month ago

The signage leaves a lot to be desired. Otherwise a nice hike

hiking
1 month ago

We only made it to lake 5 on a beautiful day, the wind at the top was just whipping! There is a small cable climb about 3 minutes before lake 5...fun and challenging. The views were amazing and well worth the climb.