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Fishing: Colorado > White River National Forest > Sopris Ranger District

Quick Facts

Nast Trailhead

Elevation: 8,800 Feet (2743.1 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Reservation Remarks: This is a dispersed lake area that has a
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

The trailhead marks the beginning of the trail to Nast Lake, a popular site for fishermen. Facilities are available at the trailhead.

Directions from Basalt: Travel 31 miles east, up the Frying Pan River Rd (FDR 105), to the Frying Pan River Ranch turn off and go one mile to the lake.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Year-round (NOTE: No water, trash. This is a dispersed lake area that has a vault toilet and trailhead. This will remain a non fee site.) .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Trailhead Parking Nast Trailhead
ICON Cold Water Fishing Nast lake and Frying Pan River
ICON Hiking & Walking numerous trails in the area
ICON Big Game Hunting in the general vicinity

Nearby Services

Groceries: regional chain (Private - Profit) Directions: 31 miles west to Basalt

Gas Station: several regional chains in Basalt (Private - Profit) Directions: 31 miles west to Basalt

Nearest Hospital: Aspen Valley Hospital (Private - Profit) Directions: 29 miles west to Basalt and 17 miles to Aspen on Hwy. 82. At the roundabout west of Aspen, turn right onto Castle Creek Road and follow 1/4 mile to hospital on right.

Showers: KOA campground in Basalt (Private - Profit) Directions: 31 miles west to Basalt and 2 miles northwest on Hwy. 82

Nearest Pay Phone: US WEST (Private - Profit) Directions: 8 miles west on FDR 105 to Meredith

Miscellaneous: Propane at KOA Campground (Private - Profit) Directions: 31 miles west to Basalt and 2 miles northwest on Hwy. 82

More Information

Visitor Information:

Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, 1102 Grand Ave. , Glenwood Springs, CO, 81601, Phone: 888-4GLENWOOD, www.glenscape.com


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