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Forest Lakes - JPWA

Status:  Log in or Register... 07.01.24
Water Tmp:  08.05.22
Level:  08.05.22
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Forest Lakes - JPWA: 01.17.23
Forest Lakes - JPWA on FishExplorer has 5 historic conditions reports, 4 historic water temperature updates, 10 historic status updates, 3 historic water level updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Forest Lakes - JPWA:
Brook Trout, Cutthroat Trout
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Forest Lakes - JPWA
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General Details:

Set of three lakes in the James Peak Wilderness. All lakes have brook trout, while the lower lake also has cutthroat trout.

Upper Lake (#3): 10,825ft elev, 7.7 acres, 8.2 feet deep
Middle Lake (#2): 10,677ft elev, 3.1 acres
Lower Lake (#1): 10,637ft elev, 1.8 acres, 3.2 feet deep... Log in for additional details...

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Subscriber-only writeup available (length: 257 words). Subscribe

Getting there:

USFS, to the Forest Lakes Trailhead: From Nederland, travel south for 4.5 miles on Colorado Highway 119 to Rollinsville. Turn west onto the gravel Gilpin County Road 16 and continue eight miles to the Moffat Tunnel. A large parking area is available at the East Portal Trailhead.

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Forest Lakes - JPWA Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 3
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