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Sweetwater Lake State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Sweetwater Lake, Colorado 81637, USA

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About Sweetwater Lake State Park

Sweetwater Lake State Park is a Colorado State Park in Garfield County. The park contains 488 acres and is located within the White River National Forest in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area. The 72-acre natural lake and surrounding land was originally part of a privately owned ranch and had been considered for a golf course or housing developments.

Attractions Near Sweetwater Lake State Park

Deep Lake
Deep Lake11.83km from Sweetwater Lake State Park

A beautiful lake located in the heart of Garfield. it is one of the iconic location, which offers a nice area for fishing and for other recreational activities.

Trappers Peak
Trappers Peak17.42km from Sweetwater Lake State Park

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 Tops18.72km from Sweetwater Lake State Park

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.

Flat Tops Wilderness Area
Flat Tops Wilderness Area20.81km from Sweetwater Lake State Park
High Canyon Adventures
High Canyon Adventures20.93km from Sweetwater Lake State Park

High Canyon Adventures and Bair Ranch offer an authentic Western Colorado ranch experience for families and groups. You can stay on 5,500 acres of private gated open space in the beautiful Glenwood Canyon. At the ranch you will get an authentic experience, not a commercial campground experience. You will have a private experience, not a public experience.

Trappers Lake
Trappers Lake21.35km from Sweetwater Lake State Park

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.

Where is Sweetwater Lake State Park

Discover More Attractions in Garfield County, Where Sweetwater Lake State Park Is Located

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.