Endorsed by Curators:
Trail Features:Lake Views, Waterfalls
Trail Location:Lawn Lake TrailheadRoundtrip Length:9.0 MilesTrailhead Elevation:8540 FeetTotal Elevation Gain:2180 FeetAvg. Elev Gain / Mile:484 FeetHighest Elevation:10,760 FeetTrail Parking Lot Latitude[masked]Parking Lot Longitude[masked]
The hike to Ypsilon Lake begins from the Lawn Lake Trailhead in the Horseshoe Park area, located just west of Estes Park. To reach the trailhead drive 2.1 miles past the Fall River Entrance Station on Highway 34 and turn right onto Fall River Road. The trailhead is located one-tenth of a mile from this junction along the north side of the road
Please be prepared for typical summer hiking conditions in the high country; bring water, food, I recommend dressing in layers with a waterproof shell, decent hiking bootsand sunscreen.
Carpooling: We will leave carpool locations at the given times, so please be at least 5 minutes early.
5:30 a.m. DepartFort Collins-JJ's Corner Market(meet on the east side of the parking lot bordering Taft Hill Rd); drive to meet the rest of the group in Loveland.
5:50 a.m. DepartLoveland-Kmart(meet in the SE corner of the Kmart parking lot on Wilson and Hwy 34.)
7:00 a.m. - Depart fromLawn Lake trail-head.
We will need a few drivers and all riders should contribute $5 for gas to your driver.When you sign up, let me know if you can drive and at which location you will meet the group: JJs, Kmart or the Trailhead.