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Dream Lake Trail

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Length


1.0 Miles 1.6 Kilometers


432' 132 m

Ascent

-9' -3 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

9,920' 3,024 m

High

9,489' 2,892 m

Low

Shared By Brian Smith

Conditions


Minor Issues 92 days ago
Snowy - Snow is shallow for the majority of the hike. 0.8 miles in snow drift can get pretty deep. Difficult to follow trail at times History

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The main thoroughfare between Bear Lake and Dream Lake.

Brian Smith

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From the Bear Lake trailhead, follow the signs for Dream Lake onto this well-traveled, asphalt-sealed trail. Hiking is very easygoing along the Dream Lake Trail as it contours at very mellow grades up the slope.

Just over 1.5 miles from the TH, you'll reach Nymph Lake, a picturesque mountain lake that makes for a good place to take in the surrounding peaks. Continuing up the trail, you'll eventually cross Tyndall Creek and come to a junction with Lake Haiyaha Trail. Hike past this intersection to reach Dream Lake.

Dream Lake is a spectacular, narrow lake that sits in a drainage on the rugged eastern slope of Flattop Mountain. The lake makes for a good resting point on a longer hike, or picnic destination from Bear Lake TH.

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Feb 11, 2019
Greg Collette
Nov 23, 2018
Austin Briggs
Started before sunrise. Pretty deep snow drift once you get about 0.8 miles in. 2mi
Oct 24, 2018
Birgit Moeller
Sep 21, 2018
Tiffany Flournoy
Sep 5, 2018
john folkerts
Sep 1, 2018
Buster Hodges
To Dream Lake and back earlier today 2.2mi
Aug 18, 2018
Bilal Tawil
Aug 11, 2018
Homefront Honey Maddox

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 22 votes

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in Bear Lake

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in Bear Lake

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in Colorado

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