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Island Lake

Silverton, CO
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Ranked #15 of 17 Attractions in Silverton
Description: Set against a backdrop of dramatic cliffs, this scenic lake is an excellent destination for hikers and fishing enthusiasts.
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Beaumont, Texas
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87 reviews 87 reviews
20 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Start out hiking to Ice Lakes... but there is a cut off trail to go to Island Lake from this trail. It is not marked and the trail is faint to the right. It's in the open area and you can see the waterfall in a distance up the trail. Be sure to find a good hiking map which will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

As the other reviewers have noted, the Upper Ice Lake is one of the premier hiking destinations in Colorado. But after you have caught your breath (physically and spiritually), it is time to break away from the awe-inspired crowd and head up to Island Lake. Don't worry - it will not be too difficult or to long, and it promises... More

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