- Near Steamboat Springs
- 20 miles oneway
- 10 to 12 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 9900 feet
The Lost Lake trail is accessed only off of the Wyoming trail 1101. Therefore several ways exist to access this trail other than Rabbit Ears Pass. From the north, Buffalo Pass south on the 1101 OR from the west, Fish Creek 1102 to 1101. In this area trails 1101 and 1102 are open to moutain bikes and are very populartrails. Please be aware of your surroundings.
It winds thru a mature spruce and fir forest and boggy areas below dead-ending at the lake. The lake is beautiful and surrounded by forest. Camping and fishing are quite popular here.
On HWY 40, go southeast of Steamboat Springs about 21 miles to the Dumont Lake turn-off. Follow the old highway to FDR 311 at the stone monument. Parking is provided here or the unimproved road continues to Base Camp trailhead 4 miles up FDR 311. Park here not obstructing the TH and begin hiking trail 1101. Approxi-mately 2 miles down the trail, the 1133 trail begins on the right.