Bear Lake Trail

Antonito, CO
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Bear Lake Trail is a 6 mile out and back trail located near Antonito, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking & walking and is accessible from June until September.

Directions from Antonito, Colorado: Travel west on Colorado Highway 17 for approximately 22.0 miles to Forest Road # 250. Go north on Forest Road 250 for approximately 13.5 miles, then turn west on the Saddle Creek Road # 105. Follow Saddle Creek Road west approximately 3.0 miles to the Bear Lake Trailhead. Parking is available at the trailhead.

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Suite 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO

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12 Completed 6 Reviews

We followed the directions and the road ended at someone's house. Can't trust the maps to get there!!

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5 Completed 5 Reviews

Very good hike, first few miles of the hike was a good warm up, last few miles a little tougher trek. But, the end result was a wonderful lake, possibly great fishing also, no fishing gear on the trip, maybe next time (did see some really good size trout) brown and brook!

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38 Completed 6 Reviews

Took this hike first week in October and enjoyed the trip. Glad that I didn't wear my lite hikers since its rocky and had several fallen trees on it. I believe that some of the photos don't match this lake and must be for a different one. Trail ends in some thick pines with several fire pits for camping.

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13 Completed 10 Reviews

It's super crowded so get there early. Very pretty hike

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38 Completed 32 Reviews

Excellent mountain hiking trail at elevation. Lot of snow on ground still, will do again this summer

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6 Completed 4 Reviews

Hiked out to Emerald Lake and back, was a fantastic trip, still a lot of snow yet easily accessible, crampons would be nice though!

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80 Completed 34 Reviews

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4 Completed 4 Reviews

I have only done this trail in the summer time,3 times. I suggest lots of water since you are around 10,000 ft. in elavation and sunscreen is a great idea also. If you like beautiful mountains with the chance to see elk,deer,bighorn sheep,marmots,a wide variety of birds and possible black bears, bring your camera.

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Stefano Ghielmetti

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6 Completed 5 Reviews

Winter Fall Sommer Spring any season great hike.

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Monica Oba

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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We went from Glacier Gorge trailhead to about a mile past The Loch almost to Thunderhead Falls and back. BEAUTIFUL!

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