Ice Lake Colorado Hiking Trail Guide

Updated: Mar 20, 2021

Hiking Guide for Ice Lakes

I have been to Ice Lake Basin in Silverton, Colorado, at least ten times. Living in Durango for six years allowed me to explore the San Juan Mountains. And this is one of my all-time favorite hikes in the area. Every time I take someone new up with me, it is a whole different experience.

Not very many people know this, but there are a few other alpine lakes up by Ice Lake. My favorite next to Ice Lake is called Island Lake.

In this post I'll cover:

How to get to the trail

Basic trail information


Best time of year to go

Be Prepared