Rawah Lakes

Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Rawah Lakes

Rawah Lakes Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"The Rawah Wilderness Area has long been recognized as one of Colorado’s special places. A portion of it was classified as a protected area by the Forest Service as far back as 1927, and with the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964 it became one of America’s very first officially designated wilderness areas.

This hike will take you into an area known as the Lakes District that lies in the rugged southern half of the Rawah Wilderness. More than two dozen lakes adorn the eastern slopes of the Medicine Bow Mountain in the Lake District."

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Trail Information

Fort Collins
Nearby City
23.7
Distance
3,610 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
3 days
Duration
Midsummer through mid-fall. The higher parts of the trail are usually covered with snow from November through late June.
Season
Rawah Wilderness Area, Roosevelt National Forest
Local Contacts
Boston Peak, Rawah Lakes (USGS)
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018