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Butts Lake

Status:  Log in or Register... 10.18.23
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Butts Lake: 03.01.17
Butts Lake on FishExplorer has 1 historic conditions reports, 4 historic status updates, available to subscribers.
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Fish Species in Butts Lake:
Colorado River Cutthroat, Cutthroat Trout
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Butts Lake
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

If hiking is a desired activity in addition to fishing, the Crag Crest National Recreational Trail towers above Butts Lake. This trail is a 6.4 mile hike between the two trailheads on the east and west ends, rising to an impressive elevation of 11,189 ft. with 360 degree panoramic views of aver 100 miles. Near the Crest peak, Butts Lake sits to the south of the trail, and the lake itself is appr... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

From Cedaredge, travel north on Highway 65 for 6 miles and turn right [east] onto Forest Road 121. Go approximately 2.5 miles to the Eggleston Lake dam. At the fork in the road, go left staying on FR 121 along Eggleston Lake to the Crag Crest Campground. Park there and go to the trailhead for the Crag Crest National Recreation Trail, #711. Hike 1 mile on the trail, passing Upper Eggleston Lake, to a fork in the trail. Take the side trail to the left and reach Butts lake in 0.3 miles.

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Butts Lake Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 3
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