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Lake Fork

photo: Lake Fork Campground. Photo by NPS.

Length: 7.10 miles
Loop Trail? No
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: 10 mi. SW of South Fork on US 160 to Lake Fork. Trailhead NE of Lake Fork Creek.
State(s): Colorado
Longitude: -106.76951
Latitude: 37.562

Driving Directions

Take US highway 160 southwest out of South Fork for 10 miles (16 km) to the Lake Fork area. The trail begins northeast of Lake Fork Creek.


Lake Fork Trail follows Lake Fork Creek through a rocky canyon up into more flat terrain with open meadows and Engelmann spruce stands. The trail is generally gentle and well marked.

Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: USFS Trail Details

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Art Marcilla
Trail Coordinator
Rio Grande National Forest
Divide Ranger District
13308 West Hwy. 160
Del Norte, CO 81132
(719) 57 -221
amarcilla/[email protected]



Lake Fork Campground. Photo by NPS.

Lake Fork Campground. Photo by NPS.


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