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Quick Facts

Lagunita Lake Recreation Area

Elevation: 8,900 Feet (2774.3 Meters)
Length of Stay: 1 Days
Reservation Contact: Local
Reservation Remarks: Services include: restroom, parking area, trash collection.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Lagunita Lake
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Lagunita Lake
Lagunita Lake Recreation Area is located on Lynx Pass, along Forest Development Road 270, 23 miles southeast of Yampa. It sits across the road from Lynx Pass Campground, at an elevation of 8,900 feet.

Lagunita Lake is very small but does offer fishing. There are a couple of hiking trails nearby at Teepee Creek and Lynx Pass. The lake has a handicapped accessible restroom.

Directions from Yampa: Travel south on Hwy 131 approximately 11 miles to Hwy 134. Go east 9 miles to FDR 270, the Lynx Pass Road. Go north on FDR 270 about 2.5 miles to Lagunita Lake

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Early June through Mid-November (NOTE: No water or trash service available at the lake.) .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Lynx Pass Campground, across the road from the lake.
No
ICON Cold Water Fishing Lagunita Lake
Yes
ICON Forest Areas Lagunita Lake Recreation Area
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking There is a trailhead at Lynx Pass and one on FDR 263, just north of the lake.
No
ICON Big Game Hunting surrounding area
No
ICON Mountain Biking area trails
Yes



Nearby Services

Gas Station: Various (Private - Profit 4. Proceed W/NW on CH 134 approx. 13 miles to CH 131, to Toponas, CO.) Directions: 12 miles west in Toponas.

Groceries: Various (Private - Profit 4. Proceed W/NW on CH 134 approx. 13 miles to CH 131, to Toponas, CO.) Directions: 12 miles west in Toponas, or 20 miles northwest in Yampa.

Nearest Pay Phone: Various (Private - Profit 4. Proceed W/NW on CH 134 approx. 13 miles to CH 131, to Toponas, CO.) Directions: 12 miles west in Toponas.

Nearest Hospital: Routt Memorial Hospital (Private - Profit 4. Proceed W/NW on CH 134 approx. 13 miles to CH 131, to Toponas, CO. Proceed N/NW on CH 131 approx. 45 miles to Steamboat Springs, CO.) Directions: Steamboat Springs



Related Activities
Lynx Pass Campground - Lynx Pass Campground is located near Lagunita Lake, southeast of Yampa, at an elevation of 8,900 feet.

Morrison Divide Trail - The Morrison Divide Trail #1174 is located to the northwest of Lynx Pass. It can be accessed from either the north or the south end, both along the Lynx Pass Road.

Tepee Creek Trail - The Teepee Creek Trail is located in the Lynx Pass area, southeast of Yampa.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Yampa Ranger District, 300 Roselawn Ave., P.O. Box 7 , Yampa, CO, 80483, Phone: 970-638-4516, Fax: 970-638-4635

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