Mount Elbert Forebay

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This small lake just north of the Twin Lakes is usually empty of birds, but sometimes you can find grebes, mergansers or goldeneyes here, especially in the late fall.

County: Lake
Habitat: Pond/Lake/Reservoir

Directions: Follow US 24 south from Leadville about fifteen miles to its junction with CO 82. Turn right (west) onto 82, following signs for Aspen. In about four miles, turn right (north) on CR 24C. Follow the road through the campground and continue back northeast on CR 24 to the Forebay.

Delorme: 47 D7
Roads of Colorado: 86 A3

Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Dawn to dusk
Ownership: US Bureau of Reclamation
Admission: Free

Restrictions: Obey all rules and regulations
Parking: Yes
Lodging: Hotel in Leadville

Handicapped: No
Handicapped Access: Viewing from car

Elevation: 9680
Latitude: 39.1068
Longitude: -106.35124

Amenities

RestroomsNo
Drinking FountainNo
Gravel TrailsNo
Paved TrailsNo
Platform/BlindNo
BoardwalkNo
ConcessionNo
Visitor CenterNo
Gift ShopNo
PrimitiveNo
Camping
Picnic
Hunting
Fishing