The West Tennessee Lakes Trail begins where the Lily Lake Road (FDR 131) ends. Trail leads to three lakes where the fishing is good. The trail is approximately 1.5 miles long one way. The last part of the trail is within the Holy Cross Wilderness.
Directions from Leadville: Drive approximately 8 miles north of Leadville on Highway 24. Take a left on to Lake County Road 19 (Forest Road 100). Drive .9 miles to a fork and take the road to the left. From the fork the end of the road is 1.4 miles. Follow the road to the end, where the West Tennessee Lakes Trail Begins.
Normal Summer Season:
May through October
(NOTE: Snow may obstruct the trail in the Early Summer, Spring, Fall and Winter months.)
Normal Winter Season:
November through March
(NOTE: Conditions will vary depending on snowpack.)