Thunder Lake Trail

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Thunder Lake Trail-Bluebird Lake Trail

The Thunder Lake Trail-Bluebird Lake Trail near Allens Park, Colorado was built in 1926. It was designed by National Park Service architects and was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It includes Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements, Rustic, and other architecture. The trail subsumes or is associated with Ouzel Lake Trail, the Arbuckle Lake(s) Trail, the Wild Basin Trail, and the North St. Vrain Creek Trail.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008. The listing included 24.6 acres (10.0 ha) with one contributing structure.

Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin

The Thunder Lake Patrol Cabin is a small structure in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Built in 1930, the 12-foot (3.7 m) by 16-foot (4.9 m) cabin may have been built as a simple shelter, but has more recently been used on an occasional basis as a backcountry patrol cabin in the Wild Basin area. The one story one-room log cabin is not used in the winter, but does have a stove with a stone fireplace. The main cabin is gable-roofed, with a small shed-roofed porch, and is a good example of the National Park Service rustic style. The logs are saddle-notched, projecting an increasing distance at their ends from top to bottom.

The Thunder Lake Cabin was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 29, 1988.[1]


  • Trail Measurement: 8.7 Miles and 24.6 Acres
  • Compass Latitude: 40°12'06.1"N
  • Compass Longitude: 105°36'13.5"W
  • Numeric Latitude: 40.201688
  • Numeric Longitude: -105.603758
  • Elevation in Meters: 2,875 to 3,530
  • Elevation in Feet: 9,431 to 11,582

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    8.7 Miles and 24.6 Acres
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    9,431 to 11,582
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    2,875 to 3,530
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