Shelf Lake Trailhead, CO

US Forest Service

Shelf Lake Trailhead

For the first one and a half mile, the trail climbs steadily in a north-northwest direction in the Smelter Gulch drainage.  The trail then rises at a less rapid rate until treeline at about mile ...[more]



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From Bailey drive 10.8 miles west on Highway 285 to Grant. Turn right (north) on Park County Road 62 (sometimes called Guanella Pass Road). Drive 6.6 miles to the turnoff for Geneva Park campground and Duck Creek Picnic Ground. From the turnoff, go 2.8 miles to the trailhead.

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