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Turquoise Lake Nature Trail #1493, CO

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Distance One Way 6.26 miles
Trailhead Elevation 9,888 feet
Elevation Gain 59 feet
Accumulated Gain 425 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 7.68
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Preferred Sep, Jun, Aug, Jul
Sun  5:19am - 7:00pm
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This 6.4 mile trail parallels the shoreline of Turquoise Lake from the Dam to May Queen Campground. The section of trail from the Dam to Tabor Boat Ramp is 2.2 miles of easy hiking, passing by many picnic areas and campgrounds. The remainder of this trail offers moderate hiking with spectacular views of the Turquoise Lake Recreation Area. Pick up your trail guide from one of the camp hosts to learn about the flora and fauna along the trail.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    To hike
    From Leadville, follow signs to the Turquoise Lake Recreation Area.

    Free trailhead parking is available at the Dam and Molly Brown Campground.
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