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Browns Lake Trail

Basics
Location:
50 miles west of Fort Collins
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
12 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate,
Difficult
Time:
6 to 7 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
10500 feet
Elevation Change:
900 feet

Description

This trail goes into the Comanche Peak Wilderness. The high point of the trail offers stunning views of the Medicine Bow Range to the west, and the Mummy Range to the south. Portions of this trail are above treeline. Due to the popularity of the trail, camping is limited to designated sites and no fires are allowed.

Details

Location:
50 miles west of Fort Collins
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
12 mile roundtrip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Difficult
Time:
6 to 7 hours
Trailhead Elevation:
10500
Elevation Change:
900

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Fort Collins follow Highway 287 north approximately 10 miles to the intersection with Highway 14.

Follow Highway 14 west 26 miles and turn south onto the Pingree Park Road.

After 4 miles turn west off of Pingree Park Road onto Crown Point Road and travel 12 miles.

The trailhead is on the south side of the road.


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