Camp at Chinns Lake

Rate this Adventure Colorado Lower Chinns Lake

Added by Lucas Alexander

This is a gorgeous area to spend the day hanging out or to come up and camp. You will need a good off-road vehicle to make the climb though, very bumpy and there are a few steep inclines. 

Take the road as if you are going to St. Mary's Glacier, but you will take a left off the road (next to a very nice house) before the road makes a sharp right turn to go up hill. The road is a smooth dirt road for about a mile, but gets very rocky after that and you will need a good off road vehicle to drive further. I drove a 91 jeep cherokee with 4x4. I saw some trucks drive by,   

Pack List

  • Hammock 
  • Fishing poles 
  • Camera 
  • Day pack 
  • Camping Gear!
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Activities:

Camping, Chillin, Fishing, Hiking, Photography, Swimming

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Features:

Dog Friendly
Lake
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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