American Lake Trail

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Connects: Castle Creek Road (CR 15), American Lake (11,365 ft)

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American Lake Trail

The American Lake Trail in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness

Aspen, CO – Medium – 3.2 Miles – Hike, Run, Horseback Ride, Dog Friendly – Dirt

American Lake Trail #1985 is an intermediate/moderate trail you can hike, run, and horseback ride that is dog friendly. This is a 3.2 mile dirt trail in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness near Aspen, CO.

To get to the trailhead from the Aspen roundabout, travel 9.75 miles on Castle Creek Road (CR 15) to a small sign for a “trailhead” on the right. Turn right into the parking area.

More information about the trail can be found at:
White River National Forest – American Lake Trail #1985 (Hiking)

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American Lake Trail

American Lake Trail in winter

Aspen, CO – Medium – 3.2 Miles – Snowshoe, XC Ski, Dog Friendly – Snow

American Lake Trail #1985 is an intermediate/moderate winter trail you can snowshoe and cross-country ski that is dog friendly. This is a 3.2 mile winter trail near Aspen, CO. This is not a groomed nordic trail.

To get to the trailhead from the Aspen roundabout, travel 9.75 miles on Castle Creek Road to a small sign for a “trailhead” on the right. Turn right into the parking area.

More information about American Lake Trail can be found at:
White River National Forest – American Lake Trail #1985 (XC Skiing)


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This is a trail of 2 halves. The first half is tough switchbacks up through Aspen trees. The second half levels off and gets much easier through the shady forest to the lake. Great variety of scenery.

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