February 17, 2017 2 min read

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When it comes to Colorado there is no shortage of breathtaking scenery all across the state. Check out this list of amazing hidden lakes you probably never knew existed.

Lake Isabelle.

Lake Isabelle

Lake Isabelle is located 2.1 miles from the Long Lake Trailhead in the Brainard Lake Recreation Area. It lies at treeline in a spectacular alpine valley framed by NavajoApache and Shoshoni peaks.5 hidden lakes in Colorado you probably never knew exsisted

Alpine Lake.

Alpine Lake

The Gunnison National Forest covers 1,665,121 acres of land and is located a little west of central Colorado in the Rocky Mountains. There are fifty-four developed campgrounds of which twenty-six met the selection criteria.

Ice Lakes.

Ice Lakes

The hike to Ice Lakes begins from the South Mineral Campground in the San Juan National Forest near Silverton, Colorado. To reach the trailhead from the intersection of Highway 550 and the turnoff to Silverton (Highway 110), drive 2 miles north on Highway 550 to County Road 7, located between mile markers 72 and 73.

Leviathan Lake.

Leviathan Lake Colorado

near Telluride, Colorado

Leviathan Lake is a high alpine lake that is very hard to access. It is a very hard 15-20 mile hike to get here. Make sure you bring along a good map and a compass. 

Island Lake.

Island Lake

Located in an area 12,400 feet above sea level, this incandescent body of water is a glacial lake that is usually surrounded by snow. Near the town of Silverton in San Juan National Forest, a lot of hikers pass this body of deep blue water as they proceed toward their intended summit.

Dream Lake.

Dream Lake

At 9,912 feet, the hike to Dream Lake is a 1.1 mile walk in the park compared to the first three on the list. Dream Lake is in the Rocky Mountain National Park nearby the city of Estes Park. Although this is a very easy hike, the lake is as awe inspiring as any other on the list.
Brad Miller
Brad Miller



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