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.
dogs on leash
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.