Lake George, Colorado

Top Spots in and near Lake George

  • Florissant, Colorado

    See the Stars at Florrisant Fossil Beds

    While Florrisant is known mostly for its history and collection of fossils, it is also one of the darkest places in the Colorado Springs area.  While the park closes daily at dusk, it has Night Sky Programs monthly which allows visitors to view the stars with the help of the Colorado Springs Astr...
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  • Lake George, Colorado

    Camp and Fish at Eleven Mile Canyon

    4.4
    Located below the dam of the Eleven Mile Reservoir, Eleven Mile Canyon is a scenic spot for camping, fishing, hiking and climbing. There are four different campgrounds to choose from (Cove, Riverside, Spillway and Springer), though only one campground remains open during the off season. Getting t...
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Pikes Peak National Forest Trail 375/375B

    3.91 mi / 289 ft gain
    Pikes Peak National Forest Trail 375/375B is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Divide, Colorado.
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Hike to Rock Pond

    4.0
    4.76 mi
    This hike begins at the east side of the Visitor's Center parking lot. The Visitor's Center keeps a record of any recent wildlife sightings, so its a good idea to check in the building if your goal is to see some animals. Otherwise, head to the end of the parking lot and take trail #5 down the hi...
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  • Woodland Park, Colorado

    Climb at Turkey Rocks

    5.0
    Looking for a place to hone your crack climbing technique?  Turkey Rocks is the place with some old school ethics and stiff grades. Turkey can be accessed from the town of Westcreek north of Woodland Park.  From here, head west on Abbey Road and then south on West Creek Ave.  About a mile down t...
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Hike to Brook Pond

    4.0
    4.74 mi
    This hike begins at the east side of the Visitor's Center parking lot. The Visitor's Center keeps a record of any recent wildlife sightings, so its a good idea to check in the building if your goal is to see some animals. Otherwise, head to the end of the parking lot and take trail #5 down the hi...
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Hike to Raspberry Mountain

    5.0
    5.2 mi / 900 ft gain
    Take US-24 west and turn left at traffic light in Divide. Drive south on US-67 for about 4 miles. Turn left to CR-62 right after you pass the entrance to Mueller State park on the right. Drive about a mile on the dirt road and you will see the new trailhead parking lot on the left side.Once you p...
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Backpack the Lost Creek Loop

    33.5 mi / 6200 ft gain
    Lost Creek Wilderness may be my favorite part of Colorado.  It contains varied terrain and geography, and is less crowded than most places.  This loop will take you through everything the wilderness area has to offer.  You will get sweeping panoramas of mountain ranges to the south, as well has m...
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Camp at Goose Creek

    3.0
    8 mi / 1300 ft gain
    Goose Creek is a fantastic spot to hike or camp. There is a dirt road leading to the trailhead, and it winds through the mountains and offers a great view of the valley. The dirt road is relatively easy and well-maintained. The burn scar from the Hayman fire is still really evident, so there are ...
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Backpack the McCurdy Park Loop

    25 mi / 7202 ft gain
    The total distance of the loop is a little under 25 miles and you will climb a total of 7202 feet. It can be done as a 3 day backpacking trip as shown below.The LoopDay 1: After Parking in the trail head's parking lot, which fills up quickly on weekends, start down the trail after signing your pe...
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  • Guffey, Colorado

    Paradise Cove

    4.5
    From Colorado Springs, follow RT 24 to the town of Florissant (34.5 miles). From Florissant, follow Teller County Road 1 south for about 9.2 miles, until a Y fork, and bear right, into County Road 11. Follow County Road 11 for 4.1 miles, until a T intersection, and make a right turn at the inters...
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Summit The Crags

    4.6
    7.9 mi / 1379 ft gain
    As you drive past Mueller state park (on the right), about 1/4 mile down the road you will see a small wooden sign for "The Crags" You will take a left there and follow the road about 1.5 miles, past the first stop, which is the Raspberry Mountain Trailhead, until you come to a fork in the road a...
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Snowshoeing to Sentinel Point

    8 mi
    Sentinel Point is an appropriately-named 12,527-foot rockpile standing watch over the broad shoulder of the Pikes Peak massif. Rarely visited, especially in winter, you are almost guaranteed solitude on this high mountain snowshoeing adventure.Beginning at the Horsethief Park trailhead off CO Ro...
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Hike to Horsethief Falls and Pancake Rocks

    4.8
    7.6 mi / 1400 ft gain
    Horsethief Falls and Pancake Rocks can be found on the west side of Pikes Peak, so if you want to get away from the crowds and the city, put this trail on your to do list.Most of the trail runs through the forest, which makes this an excellent candidate for hiking in July and August when the summ...
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  • Woodland Park, Colorado

    Red Rocks at Woodland Park

    4.3
    1 mi / 100 ft gain
    In Woodland Park driving on HWY 24 towards Divide, you will see signs for HWY 67 which is where you'll need to get to. The Road will fork towards the end of town (left being 24 towards Divide, Right being 67). Stay right at the fork onto 67. You will then drive about 2 miles until you see a sign ...
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  • Woodland Park, Colorado

    Ski Pikes Peak

    Pikes Peak Toll Road can grant you access to a ton of super accessible backcountry skiing if you have the equipment and knowledge.  From roughly Glen Cove up to the summit of the mountain you can access terrain varying from steep chutes off the summit to easy glades in an abandoned ski resort.  T...
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Camping and Lodging in Lake George

Cove Campground
Florissant, Colorado

Cove Campground

Riverside (Co)
Lake George, Colorado

Riverside (Co)

Springer Gulch
Lake George, Colorado

Springer Gulch

Spillway Campground
Lake George, Colorado

Spillway Campground

Spruce Grove Campground
Lake George, Colorado

Spruce Grove Campground

Happy Meadows
Lake George, Colorado

Happy Meadows

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