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Ptarmigan Lake (Chaffee Cty)

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Fish Species in Ptarmigan Lake (Chaffee Cty):
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Ptarmigan Lake (Chaffee Cty)
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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Located in Salida Ranger District in San Isabel National Forest below Jones Mountain. Accessed via the Ptarmigan Lake Trail and the Ptarmigan Lake Trailhead off CR 306 - a three-and-a-half mile hike gaining 1600ft.

From USFS: The hike to Ptarmigan Lake is one of the nicest hikes around the ... Log in for additional details...

Getting there:

From Buena Vista, head west on CR 306 for 14 miles to the Ptarmigan Lake trailhead located on the south side of the road.

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Lake Class: 3
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