Crater Lake Trail (623) is a hiking and horse trail in San Juan County, Colorado. It is within San Juan National Forest. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 10,756 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevation gain of 738 feet.
Crater Lake Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"The hike to Crater Lake is a popular one, and for good reason. Access to the trail’s start is easy and, with only one real climb, the hike is undemanding. Along the way the route crosses some impressive terrain before reaching a real gem of a lake. Whether you are looking for a nice day hike or an overnight destination, Crater Lake is an excellent possibility."
--Scott S. Warren, 100 Classic Hikes in Colorado (The Mountaineers Books).
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