River Map and Access


To access the river:

1) Mall Road: Access is from HWY 34 near the east edge of Lake Estes.

2) Evergreen Point:
3) Sleepy Hollow Park:
4) Poachers Point:


Reach all of these spots via access from HWY 34.

5) Lily Lake: Take HWY 7 off of Hwy 36 to access this lake.

6) Sprague Lake: Take HWY 36 to the Beaver Meadows park entrance. Just after the entrance, turn south on Bear Lake Road. Drive to the lake.

7) Moraine Park: Take HWY 36 to the Beaver Meadows park entrance. Just after the entrance, turn south on Bear Lake Road. Look for the gravel road to Moraine Park to the right.

8) Fern Lake: Take HWY 36 to the Beaver Meadows park entrance. Just after the entrance, turn south on Bear Lake Road. Take the dirt road past the Moraine Park campground. Park at the trailhead and hike across the Big Thompson River to Fern Lake.

9) Ypsilon Lake: Take HWY 34 to the trailhead near the Fall River Road exit. Hike to the lake.

10) North Fork of the Colorado River: Take HWY 34 to the west edge of the park and Timber Creek campground. The river runs parallel to the road.