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Lizard Head Wilderness

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Incredibly Beautiful Area - Stop to Enjoy the Views!

We stopped at Lizard Head Pass and Trout Lake on our trip up the San Juan Skyway (CO145) to... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
CrankingChick
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Tucson, Arizona
A beautiful hike!

We started our hike early, 8:30 AM and I'm glad we did because it was warm when we finished... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
kareyrhoda
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Oyster Bay, New York
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This wilderness area, located in the San Juan and Uncompahgre National Forests, encompasses 41,000 acres of mountainous Colorado landscape that offer excellent hiking, rock climbing and other outdoor opportunities.
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20 Oct 2016
“Incredibly Beautiful Area - Stop to Enjoy the Views!”
27 Jul 2016
“A beautiful hike! ”

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Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stopped at Lizard Head Pass and Trout Lake on our trip up the San Juan Skyway (CO145) to Telluride. This is a very scenic area! Lizard Head Pass is 10,222' and there are magnificent mountain peaks all around. There is a day-use area at...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We started our hike early, 8:30 AM and I'm glad we did because it was warm when we finished. Beautiful views of Lizard Head and well groomed trails!

Thank kareyrhoda
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We took this trail in the morning. You pass forest, rocks and forest again on ways that are quite walkable. When you reach the peak of the trail you have a fantastic 360 round view. Takes about 4,5h both ways.

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