The Smith Lake Trail is located in the Bear River area southwest of Yampa. The trail begins in the Cold Springs Campground, crosses Cold Springs Creek and heads north to Smith Lake. It enters the Flat Tops Wilderness just below the south shoreline of Smith Lake.
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Cold Springs Campground and the Smith Lake Trailhead
LEAVE NO TRACE
As humans, we must minimize our impacts to help preserve this resource for present and future generations.
Directions from Yampa: Travel S/SW on RD 7 for approximately 7 miles to FDR 900. Follow FDR 900 for approximately 10 miles to Cold Springs Campground on the right side of the road. The Smith Lake Trail begins at the campground.
Summer through Fall
(NOTE: Seasons vary depending on snow depth and weather.)