Grizzly Lake, CO

US Forest Service

Grizzly Lake

The Grizzly Lake road is rough, rocky and considered a difficult route by most 4-wheel enthusiasts. Fishing is considered excellent by anglers with abundant brook trout in the lake and in nearby beaver...[more]



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From Nathrop travel west on County Road 162 for about 16 miles to the Grizzly Gulch parking area. The gravel parking lot is located on the left side of the road. Just past the parking area, is the junction with County Road 295. This road bears to the left and travels for about 200 yards to Forest Road 296 located on the left. This road travels up a steep hill and passes through private property. After passing through the private property, the road climbs  for about 3 miles to the lake.

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