120 - MIRROR LAKE
EMERGENCIES: In case of emergency, call 911. Area map shows the location of the nearest phone.
Site Location: Site is in clusters of spruce trees in meadow below lake. A wood sign indicates the path to the site; the path may be marked by red arrowheads on trees. Camp safely away from standing dead trees, as near as is safely possible to the silver metal arrowhead.
Number of Sites: 3
Elevation: 11,000 feet
Distance: 6 miles from Corral Creek TH; 7.9 miles from CSU Mountain Campus TH
Approximate Travel Time: 6 to 8 hours
Elevation Change: Net gain 1,000 feet from Corral Creek TH (1,280 feet gain, 280 feet loss); Net gain 2,000 feet from CSU Mountain Campus TH (2,730 feet gain, 730 feet loss)
Water Source: Water is available from creek. Boil or adequately treat all water.
To Reach the Trailhead (TH): Corral Creek TH: From downtown Estes Park follow Hwy 34 east approximately 26 miles to County Road 27 Hwy (Big Thompson Elementary School intersection). Turn left onto County Road 27 and follow to Hwy 14 (approximately 25 miles). Turn left onto Hwy 14 and follow to Long Draw Road (approximately 37 miles). Turn left onto Long Draw Road (a gravel road) and follow to the TH (approx. 8 mi.) which is on the left side of the road. Note: Long Draw Road is also known as Forest Road 156.
Last updated: August 15, 2023