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Surprise Lake Trail #62

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Length

2.6 Miles 4.2 Kilometers

76%

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Singletrack

Elevation

1,361' 415 m

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10%

Avg Grade (6°)

34%

Max Grade (19°)

9,988' 3,044 m

High

8,627' 2,630 m

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A beautiful trail which climbs to Surprise lake, a serene mountain lake.

Brian Smith

Overview

Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers

Description

Surprise Lake is in the northern portion of the Gore Range in the Eagles Nest Wilderness. The beginning of the trail passes through aspen groves and spruce/fir forests. Eventually, the trail climbs steadily up to the lake. Surprise Lake is nestled in the trees and is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. An abundance of wildflowers can be seen from mid-June through early July along this trail.

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