- Hike through the forests around Hahns Peak
- Camp by the lake so you can get an early start the next day
- Fish the waters of the lake for rainbow and brook trout
- Climb to the summit and visit the abandoned fire lookout
- Only 28 miles north of Steamboat Springs
What can I see and do at Hahns Peak?
- Fire Lookout: Climb the wide track to the summit of Hahns Peak to visit the abandoned fire lookout. At 10,759 feet, you will certainly get some spectacular views.
- Climbing: Although a lower peak than many others in Colorado, Hahns Peak gets some of the deepest snowfall in Colorado. At a total elevation of 10,839 feet, this makes an ideal climb, particularly on the western route from Columbine, the shortest path to the summit.
- Hiking: In the summer, you can hike Hahns Peak on three different trails, Hahns Peak Trail, Nipple Peak Trail and Prospector Trail. The latter two are wooded single-track paths where you will need to watch your footing.
- Camping: You can camp next to a small lake, sleeping out under the stars in the Northern Rockies. With 26 campsites, you are sure to find the perfect spot.
- Fishing: The lake offers rainbow and brook trout, so throw in a line and catch your dinner near Hahns Peak.
Where is Hahns Peak?
Located a little less than thirty miles north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, it’s easy to reach Hahns Peak. Drive to the northern part of Steamboat, and take County Road 129 north for approximately 28 miles. When you see Hahns Peak Lake Road turn west and in about 1.3 miles, you can access trails.
Who can I call if I have more questions?
If you have more questions you can call the Medicine Bow – Routt National Forest at (970) 870-2299.