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Adams Lake

Challenging, remote ride to beautiful Adams Lake.

Total Miles

16

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Elevation
11,000'
Duration
3 Hours
Technical Rating
7 / 10
Best Time
Summer - Fall

As we continue to improve our trail coverage, we'd love to hear what you think and which areas to add next.

Trail Overview
Adams Lake
Have fun on this high mountain remote trail to beautiful Adams Lake. Enjoy remote camping at the lake and exploring tons of trails on the way to Blair Mountain. Licensed vehicles will make it to Rifle and Meeker. Open mid-June to mid-November, depending on snow.
Getting There
Take I-70 to Dotsero, Exit 133. (Westbound traffic must continue another 0.7 mile on frontage road to Colorado River Road.) Head north along the paved Colorado River Road 301, following signs to Burns. At 1.7 miles, turn left on Coffee Pot Road. Continue uphill 27.3 miles to major fork where signs show Deep Lake to right. Turn left on F.S. 601 towards Heart Lake and go another 1.5 miles, where 601 goes left to Adams Lake.
Contact for Current Conditions
White River N.F.
Blanco, Eagle and Rifle Ranger Districts
(970) 625-2371