American Lake Trail

activities / Hiking & trekking

American Lake Trail information

Location
Aspen , USA
Address
Castle Creek Road
More information
www.trails.com
Opening hours
best time to visit Jun-Oct
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Easily paired with a peek into the ghost town of Ashcroft and/or a meal at the epic Pine Creek Cookhouse, this trail climbs steadily from Ashcroft through aspen and spruce groves to American Lake, in the subalpine Devaney Creek Valley. Views are limited, but the trail meets several more primitive paths to a panoramic overlook. It's a 6.4-mile hike round-trip.