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Lily Pad Lake Trail #50

Intermediate
 4.0 (29)

An extremely popular trail in the summer - you can cruise it!


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Map Key

2.6

Miles

4.3

KM

90%

Runnable

10,003' 3,049 m

High

9,578' 2,919 m

Low

304' 93 m

Up

521' 159 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Park at the top of Wildernest, head up the short steep road to begin the run. Follow the obvious route to Lily Pad Lake, you can go beyond the lake if you want to extend your run a bit as well.

Shared By:

Matthew Coye with improvements by Kelley Dearing

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  4.0 from 29 votes

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  4.0 from 29 votes
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#69

in Colorado

#317

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Typical section of trails with the aspens in fall color.
Oct 1, 2021 near Frisco, CO
This is the section where most people get confused and go the wrong way. It happens about 5 minutes into the trail. Go LEFT here! If you go right, you end up bushwhacking and following a faint trail that disappears.
May 29, 2017 near Silvert…, CO
Lily Pad Lake in early fall with the aspen in gold and the mountains just kissed with snow.
Oct 1, 2021 near Frisco, CO
Overlook at revisor.
Sep 5, 2019 near Silvert…, CO
Lily Lake on a clear morning.
Jul 3, 2021 near Frisco, CO
Lily Lake
Jul 3, 2021 near Frisco, CO

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Jun 10, 2022
Sean Tomlinson
11h 38m
Jan 14, 2018
Kevin Gravina
Packed snow to pond. Very runnable to there, then gets tough 1.2mi
Aug 14, 2017
Michael McFadden
Jun 12, 2017
Graham Geiselman
Out and back and out a ways again 4.7mi