Linkins Lake Trail

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  • Address: Aspen, CO 81611, USA, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Trail, Family And Kids

Close to the south ridge of Geissler Mountain is the Linkins Lake. The route to this lake begins around half a mile away from the Independence Lake Trailhead on Highway 82. This large lake is an ideal spot for fishing and relaxing in the forest. Other trails near this lake offer great views of the Geissler ridge. Thanks to its altitude, the trail is often cold even in the peak of summer. You can access magnificent views of the Continental Divide from this lake. Most of the trees on this trail are short, but they can easily be around 200 years old. It is not too warm around here and hence trees do not grow too tall. The environment is quite fragile around the lake and hence camping is prohibited here.

Linkins Lake Trail Travel Tips

  • Avoid this trail during stormy weather.
  • Camping is permitted in the Hunter-Fryingpan Wilderness but not near the lake.
  • This trail opens around mid-June.
  • Carry a sweater or a jacket around whenever you hike this trail. 

How to Reach Linkins Lake Trail

  • You can hire a car to get here.

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  • Linkins Lake Trail Address: Aspen, CO 81611, USA, United States
  • Linkins Lake Trail Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Linkins Lake Trail(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Linkins Lake Trail: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 10.25% of people who visit Aspen include Linkins Lake Trail in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Linkins Lake Trail visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Linkins Lake Trail

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Linkins Lake Trail

People normally also visit Independence Pass while planning their trip to Linkins Lake Trail.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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