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Backpacking: Colorado > Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests > Boulder Ranger District

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Bob and Betty Lakes Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,100 Feet (2774 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Elevation Gain: 2,500 Feet (762 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 11,600 Feet (3536 Meters)
Length: 5.5 Miles (8.9 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Summer to Fall
Trail Number: 810
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: East Portal Nederland

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General Description

This trail originates from the Hessie townsite on an old road that turns into a trial leading through montane forests to Bob and Betty Lakes. It passes below the Moffat Road Railroad over Rollins Pass and up steep meadowy basins in the last mile. Start on the King Lake Trail #901 and take the Bob and Betty Trail where it forks off.

Directions from Eldora: Travel west to the Hessie Townsite on CR #130

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Summer through Fall .

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Visitor Information:

Boulder Ranger District, 2140 Yarmouth Ave. , Boulder, CO, 80301, Phone: 303-444-6600, Fax: 303-541-2515


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