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Silver Lake Trail

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 4.7 (3)

A steep trail to a beautiful lake.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Point to Point

11,761' 3,585 m

High

10,528' 3,209 m

Low

1,233' 376 m

Up

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Down

24%

Avg Grade (13°)

50%

Max Grade (27°)

Dogs Off-leash

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

Need to Know

The trail begins with a creek crossing right off of Blue Lakes Trail, which can be rather tricky in early summer.

Description

The trail begins at a creek crossing approximately a half mile above the power plant on the Bridal Veil Trail #636.

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Shared By:

Don Smith

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 3 votes

#6

in Telluride

#6664

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  4.7 from 3 votes
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Trail Rankings

#6

in Telluride

#508

in Colorado

#6,664

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Typical view on the way up to the lake.
Jul 4, 2018 near Telluride, CO
Silver Lake
Jul 21, 2018 near Telluride, CO
Creek crossing on Bridal View Trail - start of trail.
Jul 21, 2018 near Telluride, CO

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Jul 5, 2020
Marc Corona
Short, steep, gorgeous
Sep 22, 2019
Pat Massey
Jun 23, 2019
Tanner Ryan