Hack Lake Recreation Area
Hack Lake Recreation Area is a very remote hike-in location, ideal for primitive camping. Scenic, rolling ridges are complemented by steep, rugged cliffs with rocky outcrops and rock slides. With a variety of options for backcountry hiking, visitors can enjoy a world of solitude and independence. The Hack Lake-Ute Trail takes hikers through a variety of beautiful landscapes. Fishing is a popular activity here, and there are also opportunities for big-game hunting. Even horseback riding tours are available.
Total Area: 3,300 acres
- Horseback riding
- Mountain biking
- Wildlife viewing
Attractions, Facilities, & Services:
- Horseback riding tours
- No recreation facilities
- No paved roads
- Available in Eagle, Gypsum and Sweetwater Lake: lodging, restaurants and shops
Directions: From Dotsero, travel west on US-6 and turn right onto Colorado River Road/County Road 301. Take a left onto Sweetwater Road/County Road 150 and continue to the Sheep Creek trailhead or the Sweetwater Lake trailhead.