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Eaglesmere Trail #61
The trail maintains a steady climb through aspen and pine forests, eventually reaching a clearing offering views down to Lower Cataract Lake, the Lower Blue Valley and up to Eagles Nest Peak. The trail climbs up to Eaglesmere Lakes that are nestled in the trees. This is an excellent hike to view the Aspen trees changing colors in the fall. In addition, an abundance of wildflowers can be seen from mid-late June.
|Restrictions:||Open to Hike/Horse Only. Trail enters the Eagles Nest Wilderness Area.|
|Closest Towns:||Heeney, CO|
Directions: From I-70 take Exit 205, Silverthorne/Dillon, and travel north on HWY 9. Travel 16 miles north on HWY 9. Just after mile marker 118 turn left onto Heeney Rd (County Rd 30). Follow Heeney Road for 5.3 miles and turn left onto Cataract Creek Road (FDR 1725). Continue for 2 miles to a junction just past the Cataract Creek Campground, turn right onto FDR 1726 and follow road the to the Eaglesmere Trailhead.
- Trail Measurement: 3.6 Miles
- Compass Latitude: 395009N
- Compass Longitude: 1062009W
- Numeric Latitude: 39.8358191
- Numeric Longitude: -106.335862
- Elevation in Meters: 2,660 to 3,177
- Elevation in Feet: 8,727 to 10,422
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