Whitney Lake #2002

Near Minturn, Colorado

Whitney Lake #2002 does not offer reservations through Recreation.gov. Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The Whitney Lake trail begins at Homestake Road #703 and ends at Whitney Lake: This short but steep trail ascends quickly through aspen and conifer groves to Whitney Lake surrounded by dense forest. At various points along the trail views of the Sawatch range can be seen. Whitney peak rises up from the north lake shore to an elevation of 13,271 ft.

* There is a printable Recreation Quicksheet for this trail which is complete with directions, a map, details, and other information about this trail. Or to see quicksheets for other recreation areas across the Forest, click on the "Recreation Quicksheets" link in the right column and select the appropriate Ranger District.