This is a pretty, small mountain lake that is popular for both its' fishing and easy access. The trail follows the mountainside contour and tops off on the bench where the lake sits.
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Chapman Reservoir and Campground
Directions from Carbondale: From Carbondale travel east towards Basalt on Hwy. 82. Turn left into downtown Basalt and follow the Fryingpan River Road 28 miles. Turn right on road #504 at Norrie Colony. Drive across the river and up the switchbacks approximately 3 miles. Take the left fork, continue one mile and take the right fork approximately 1/2 mile to the trailhead on the left side of the road.
Mid-June through Early Fall
(NOTE: Snow may obstruct the trail at high elevations.)