Whitney Lake Trail

MODERATE 9 reviews
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Whitney Lake Trail is a 4.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Minturn, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, fishing, horses, and backpacking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1843 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

backpacking

camping

fishing

hiking

horseback riding

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

2 days ago

hiking
5 days ago

5 days ago

hiking
15 days ago

Great trail for families. 5+year old kids can hike the trail.

16 days ago

1 month ago

May 17th- made it about 2/3 up- 4 ft snowpack and the river crossing bridge was out so we had to turn back.

hiking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

Beautiful day hike to Whitney Lake at 10,956 feet. Steep in sections. Great panoramic views of ridges and peaks to the south and west. Great variety of terrain and vegetation including Aspen groves--especially in mid-September when the leaves are changing.