Standard (tent/RV)
Tent Sites
Fires Unknown
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About Devils Thumb Lake
National Park Service
Hike In
Alcohol Allowed
Pets Allowed
Devils Thumb Lake is located in Colorado
39.9515 N
-105.5947 W
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Devils Thumb Lake-45 min from Denver 12 mile hike out and back

This is a backpacking trip. 12 mile out and back. This is part of the Indian peaks wilderness you must obtain a permit from the boulder forest service. Permits are 5 dollars for up to 14 days. This lake is amazingly beautiful. Lots of places to pitch a tent. The trail is not easy you work for it. But its all worth it when you get to the top. The directions are from the trailhead not directions to the lake. Arrive early to the trail head before 6:30am. Parking is hard during the summer but just get there early. This trail has water available along the entire trail. I only take a 1 liter bottle and filter all my water as needed.