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Smith Lake Upper (Flat Tops)

Status:  Log in or Register... 06.25.22
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Level:  06.25.22
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Conditions reports for this lake are available when logged in. Last Conditions Report for Smith Lake Upper (Flat Tops): 06.25.22
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Fish Species in Smith Lake Upper (Flat Tops):
Cutthroat Trout, Golden Trout
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Smith Lake Upper (Flat Tops)
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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General Details:

Located just inside the Flat Top Wilderness, managed by the Yampa Ranger District. Fairly easy 1-mile hike via Smith Lake Trail (#1194) with the trailhead off Bear River Road.

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This 0.7 mile trail is described as easy to moderate and is good for all ages and hiking levels and... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

USFS: From Yampa, CO follow Cty Rd 7 behind Montgomery’s Grocery store southwest for 6.5 miles following signs to Yamcolo and Stillwater Reservoir. The road will turn into gravel at 6.5 miles where it becomes Forest Service Road 900. Continue another 7.9 miles on Forest Service Road 900 past the Bear Lake and Horsetooth Campground. There will be a sign on the right side of the road that says Smith Lake, and there on the right you will see the trailhead and a pull off to park at.

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Smith Lake Upper (Flat Tops) Stocking 2021 to 2023
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Lake Class: 3
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