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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Pike and San Isabel National Forests > South Park Ranger District

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Twin Eagles Trailhead

Elevation: 8,600 Feet (2680.8 Meters)




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General Description

Twin Eagles Trailhead is located approximately 15 miles northwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach the trailhead by taking Highway 24 northwest out of Lake George for 1 mile to County Road 77. Travel approximately 12 miles through Tarryall City to the site on the east side of the road, two miles beyond Spruce Grove Campground.

The Twin Eagles Picnic Ground and Trailhead is adjacent to the Lost Creek Wilderness and serves as wilderness access. The parking area can hold up to 30 cars and is used by both hikers and anglers. The trailhead provides immediate access to the Brookside McCurdy Trail. Once inside the wilderness boundary, the trail intersects with Lizard Rock Trail, Hankins Pass Trail and Lake Park Trail. This site makes a good starting point for backpacking or horseback riding trips.

Directions from Lake George: Twin Eagles Trailhead is located approximately 15 miles northwest of the small town of Lake George, Colorado. Visitors may reach the trailhead by taking Highway 24 northwest out of Lake George for 1 mile to County Road 77. Travel approximately 12 miles through Tarryall City to the site on the east side of the road, two miles beyond Spruce Grove Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: May through October .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Twin Eagles Trailhead
Yes
ICON Backpacking Twin Eagles Trailhead - Brookside McCurdy Trail
Yes
ICON Fishing Twin Eagles Trailhead - Tarryall Creek
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Twin Eagles Trailhead - Brookside McCurdy Trail
Yes
ICON Bird Identification Twin Eagles Trailhead - Brookside McCurdy Trail
Yes
ICON Plant Identification Twin Eagles Trailhead - Brookside McCurdy Trail
Yes
ICON Wildflower Identification Twin Eagles Trailhead - Brookside McCurdy Trail
Yes



Nearby Services

public telephone: various (private, for profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel southeast on County Hwy 77 13.4 mi. to Highway 24. Turn left on Highway 24 1.2 miles to Lake George.

fire and emergency services: (non-profit) Directions: Lake George - Travel southeast on County Hwy 77 13.4 mi. to Highway 24. Turn left on Highway 24 1.2 miles to Lake George.



Related Activities
Brookside-McCurdy Trail - The Brookside-McCurdy Trail leads through the length of the Lost Creek Wilderness. It intersects with 5 different trails providing the opportunity for several loop hikes.

Lake Park Trail - This is a high country route, offering several outstanding views. The trail leads from Hankins Pass through Lake Park to the Brookside McCurdy Trail.



More Information

Visitor Information:

South Park Ranger District, U.S. Forest Service, P.O. Box 219 , Fairplay, CO, 80440, Phone: 719-836-2031

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