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Zimmerman Lake Trail

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  • Zimmerman Lake Trail 2
  • Zimmerman Lake Trail 3
  • Zimmerman Lake Trail 4

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Zimmerman Lake Trail #977

Area Poudre Canyon
Park/Forest Roosevelt National Forest
Trailhead Zimmerman Lake
Distance Roundtrip 2.0 Miles
Elevation Start 10,030 ft
Elevation Gain ≈ 450 ft
Features Alpine Lake
Dogs Allowed? Yes


This short trail follows an old logging road to a pretty alpine lake. There is a primitive trail on the edge of the lake that can be explored as well. There are some nice views of the mountains on the trail and at the lake.

Directions info

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Off Highway 14 about 56 miles west of the junction of Highway 14 and Highway 287


National Forest Trail Page


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