Upper Sand Creek Lake Trail

HARD 3 reviews

Upper Sand Creek Lake Trail is a 7.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Westcliffe, Colorado that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking and is best used from May until September.

DISTANCE
7.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2020 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

hiking

trail running

lake

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Directions from Cottonwood Creek: From Cottonwood Creek on the Baca Grant. Stop at the Administrative and Maintenance Building for permission and directions to the beginning of the trail.

3 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
Sunday, July 08, 2012

Beautiful! A bit wet but worth it!