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Woodland Lake Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.6 (7)

High alpine lakes, open vistas, and abundant wildlife. What more do you need?


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2.6

Miles

4.1

KM

Point to Point

11,213' 3,418 m

High

9,764' 2,976 m

Low

1,459' 445 m

Up

11' 4 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Leashed

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

Description

From the intersection with Devils Thumb Trail, the trail climbs fairly steeply along the creek, then levels out. Woodland Lake is reached in two miles. Continue up the headwall above Woodland Lake for another mile to Skyscraper Reservoir.

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Shared By:

Tom Robson

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  4.6 from 7 votes

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#462

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Woodland Lake is beautiful and worth the effort.
Jun 26, 2017 near Nederland, CO
The anticipation builds as you make your way up the final pitch to Woodland Lake.
Jun 26, 2017 near Nederland, CO
Crossing the Woodland Lake Trail bridge.
May 3, 2015 near Nederland, CO

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Jul 15, 2019
Kari Armstrong
BHC hike 11.5mi
Jul 13, 2019
Paula Samaha
9mi
Jul 6, 2019
Theresa Saenz
Aug 10, 2018
Tyler Kanaval
tough but manageable. cutthroat were abundant. Had the entire lake to myself. 2.3mi
Jun 23, 2018
Mike J
Oct 15, 2017
Patrick Csongei
started at the hessie TH and did lost lake before coming down and hiking woodland all the way up to skyscraper reservoir 5mi
Oct 8, 2017
Kelsey Norris
From Hessie Trailhead
Sep 16, 2017
Bela Oh