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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > White River National Forest > Blanco Ranger District

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Gilley Lake Trail

Beginning Elevation: 8,760 Feet (2730.7 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 360 Feet (112.2 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,400 Feet (2618.5 Meters)
Length: 0.7 Miles (1.17 Kilometers)
Trail Number: 1233
Usage: Moderate

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General Description

This is a short trail off the Buford Newcastle Road east of Meeker. Gilley Lake is in a group of seven lakes that make up the Seven Lakes Guest Ranch. It is the only lake of the seven on the National Forest. Please do not trespass onto private property.

Directions from Meeker: Gilley Lake Trail is located 29 miles east of Meeker. Take State Highway 13 east out of Meeker for one mile; turn right on County Road 8 for 20 miles to the Buford New Castle Road (County Road 17). Turn right, 8 miles to the Gilley Lake Trail.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: May through November (NOTE: Always open. Beware of severe Winter conditions.) .

Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Open Updated: 2000-07-05 18:00:00.0

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