Sprague Lake

Abner Sprague homesteaded in this area more than a century ago and created a trout pond by damming a stream. Lovely Sprague Lake offers views of the high peaks.  Sprague also undoubtedly appreciated the breathtaking views of the Continental Divide, which are best seen from the half-mile-long trail at the far end of the lake.  This level hardened gravel trail encircles the lake, and features educational exhibits. Strollers permitted.

There is a fishing pier along the trail that makes a perfect scenic spot for wedding vows with incredible mountain backdrops!

Sprague Lake Picnic Area

12 picnic tables, 12 fire pits/grills. All handicap accessible. 5 group sites with tables, fire ring and grill. Summer flush toilets; winter vault toilets, open all year. As a wedding site it accommodates up to 35 people.

An accessible backcountry camping site is located in the area.

A good place for a short winter walk, or to try those crosscountry skis on a frozen lake. Good views of the Continental Divide.

Located on Bear Lake Road, one mile west of the Park and Ride shuttle bus parking lot. About 9 miles from Beaver Meadows.

For a virtual visit of the Sprague Lake Trail, using Google Trekker, click Sprague Lake Trekker View!