Hancock Lake Cr295

Colorado 81241

Elevation Gain426ft
Trailhead Elevation11,659ft
Elevation Min/Max11268/11659ft
Elevation Start/End11659/11659ft

Hancock Lake Cr295

Hancock Lake Cr295 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in , Colorado. It is within San Isabel National Forest. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 11,659 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 426 feet. Near the trailhead there is a parking. This trail connects with the following: Hancock Lake Trail 1422 and County Road 298.

Hancock Lake Cr295 Professional Review and Guide

"This trail offers just the right amount of challenge for aggressive, stock SUVs. There are outstanding views on the upper section. Two side trips are recommended: The first is to Hancock Lake, which requires passing through a fairly rocky section. The second is to the Alpine Tunnel over a well-maintained and easy ledge road. This road has signs along the way to explain the history of the area. ATVs can unload at a small parking area near Hancock Townsite.

There are several fairly rocky sections but this trail is passable by stock, high-clearance vehicles with low-range gearing. Skid plates are helpful. The drive should not be attempted if snow is on the trail. Alpine Tunnel Road 839 is an easy graded gravel road."

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Trail Information

Gunnison National Forest; San Isabel National Forest
Local Contacts
Colorado Atlas and Gazetteer; San Isabel National Forest map, Gunnison National Forest map; Trails Illustrated Salida, Saint Elmo #130
Local Maps

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Jul 2018