7:39 pm - Monday August 21, 2017

Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area Hosts a Hike to Lost Lake

On Saturday, Aug. 11, the Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area’s (AHRA) Great Outdoors Colorado Naturalist Claire Davis and volunteer geologist Bob Hickey will conduct a short day hike to Lost Lake, located at tree line near Cottonwood Pass. The hike is a moderate three-mile round-trip and will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. The hike will focus on local glaciations and glacial lakes. The hike climbs through beautiful subalpine forest, breaking onto alpine tundra, with a final climb to Lost Lake.

Those interested in attending will meet at the trailhead on Cottonwood Pass. Hikers should dress for the weather with sturdy shoes, bring water and a picnic lunch or snacks. Space is limited, so those interested in registering for the hike or wanting more information should contact Claire Davis at 719-539-7289.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife was created by the merger of Colorado State Parks and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, two nationally recognized leaders in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado’s wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs. To learn more about Colorado’s state parks, please see: http://www.parks.state.co.us. To learn more about Colorado’s wildlife programs, please see: http://wildlife.state.co.us.

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