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Flat Tops Wilderness Area - Things to Know Before Visiting

Meeker, CO 81641, USA

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About Flat Tops Wilderness Area

Attractions Near Flat Tops Wilderness Area

Trappers Peak
Trappers Peak3.53km from Flat Tops Wilderness Area

Trappers Peak is a 5,966-foot-elevation mountain summit located in the North Cascades of Washington state. This Peak is more notable for its large, steep rise above local terrain than for its absolute elevation. The summit of Trappers Peak is known for its grand view of the jagged peaks of the Picket Range.

The Flat Tops
The Flat Tops4.56km from Flat Tops Wilderness Area

The Flat Tops is a mountain range located in Colorado within the Routt and White River National Forests. The area contains approximately one hundred and ten ponds and lakes and is home to a wide variety of plants and animals, including many large mammals such as moose, elk, mule deer, black bear, and cougars. The highest point in the Flat Tops is the summit of Flat Top Mountain on the east side of the range.

Trappers Lake
Trappers Lake4.72km from Flat Tops Wilderness Area

This majestic 302-acre lake is known as the "Cradle of Wilderness" and contains a strain of native cutthroat trout. There is a large camping area and lodge near the lake. The lake is roughly a mile and a half long and half a mile wide reaching depths of 180 feet.

West Lost Lake
West Lost Lake12.63km from Flat Tops Wilderness Area

West Lost Lake is a lake located just 28.7 miles from Hayden, in Garfield County. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including cutthroat trout and brook trout here. It is also a good camping location and also there are so many things to see and do.

Stillwater Reservoir
Stillwater Reservoir14.24km from Flat Tops Wilderness Area

The 6,700-acre Stillwater Reservoir is located in the western Adirondacks, and provides undeveloped, remote camping on both islands and along the shoreline. Its recreational uses including camping, canoeing, boating, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. It is one of the iconic attraction and attracts a lot of tourists to here.

Ripple Creek Pass
Ripple Creek Pass16.41km from Flat Tops Wilderness Area

Ripple Creek Pass is a mountain pass located in Rio Blanco County. The pass is traversed by U.S. Highway 285 and is located within the Rio Grande National Forest. Ripple Creek Pass summit is at an elevation of 10,752 feet above sea level. The pass lies between South Park and the San Luis Valley and provides a route for wildlife migration between the two areas. It is also popular with recreationists, who come to enjoy the many hiking, camping, and fishing opportunities in the area.

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Garfield County
Garfield County
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Garfield County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado.It has many popular attractions, including Glenwood Hot Springs,Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, making it well worth a visit.