Lake Fork

Length: 7.10 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: 10 mi. SW of South Fork on US 160 to Lake Fork. Trailhead NE of Lake Fork Creek.
States: Colorado
Latitude: 37.562   Longitude: -106.76951

Take US highway 160 southwest out of South Fork for 10 miles (16 km) to the Lake Fork area. The trail begins northeast of Lake Fork Creek.


Lake Fork Trail follows Lake Fork Creek through a rocky canyon up into more flat terrain with open meadows and Engelmann spruce stands. The trail is generally gentle and well marked.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1979

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Art Marcilla
Trail Coordinator
Rio Grande National Forest
Divide Ranger District
13308 West Hwy. 160
Del Norte , CO 81132
(719) 57 -221



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