This trail accesses Timberline Lake in the Holy Cross Wilderness. This is open to foot traffic only. The native Greenback Cutthroat Trout has been reintroduced into this lake, fishing is catch and release only.
Directions from Leadville: From Harrison Street in Leadville turn on to West Sixth Street for 1/2 mile. Turn right on to Turquoise Lake Road (Forest Road 104) and follow it approximately 10 miles past the dam to May Queen Campground. Follow signs to the Timberline Lake Trailhead, which is used as access for the Colorado Trail as well.
May through September
(NOTE: Snow may obstruct the trail during the Early Summer months.)