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Specimen Mountain Trail

  We all need to get out in nature once in a while and Specimen Mountain Trail in Larimer County, Colorado is the outdoors at it's best. Specimen Mountain Trail is located quite a long drive from Fort Collins-Loveland but many people like to hike here to be close to nature. While staying at Specimen Mountain Trail you could always explore Milner Pass, and you can run the rapids of Joe Wright Creek. Specimen Mountain Trail is a good site to visit for more than
    one day, Timber Creek Campground is a good site to camp nearby. There's whitewater on Cache La Poudre River for all you adrenaline people. Grand View Campground is a great campground nearby, and a tour here wouldn’t be complete without
a spree to close by Roosevelt National Forest. Surprise Beach is next to Specimen Mountain Trail if you're in a beach type of mood. High temperatures at Specimen Mountain Trail all through the days of summer are in the 70's while nighttime lows are mostly in the 30's. High temperatures through the wintertime are normally in the 20's with temperatures at Specimen Mountain Trail dipping down into the 0's during winter nights. Specimen Mountain Trail is pretty dried up usually. The month with most of the rain is May; January meanwhile is the driest month. 

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These outdoors activities are available near Specimen Mountain Trail.
 Campgrounds Near Specimen Mountain Trail:
Grand View Campground, Larimer County , 3 miles away
Timber Creek Campground, Grand County , 4 miles away
Rocky Mt National Park - Timber Creek Camp Ground, Grand Lake , 4 miles away
Long Draw Campground, Larimer County , 5 miles away
State Forest State Park - American Lakes, Grand Lake , 6 miles away
 Whitewater Near Specimen Mountain Trail:
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County , 1 miles away, Class V+ - 12 miles long (Long Draw Reservoir to Big South Campground)
Joe Wright Creek, Larimer County , 9 miles away, Class V - 3 miles long (County Road 103 bridge to Big South Campground)
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County , 11 miles away, Class V - 2.4 miles long (Big South Campground to Tunnel Picnic Ground)
Willow Creek, Grand County , 20 miles away, Class II - 6 miles long (National Forest Campground to Reservoir)
Colorado River, Grand County , 21 miles away, Class IV - 3 miles long (Hot Sulphur Springs to Highway 40 bridge)
 Public Lands Near Specimen Mountain Trail:
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO , 21 miles away
Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado , 18 miles away
State Forest State Park, Colorado , 24 miles away
Arapaho National Forest, Colorado , 38 miles away
 Hotels Near Specimen Mountain Trail:
Americas Best Value Inn Bighorn Lodge, Grand Lake , 10 miles away
Inn At Grand Lake, The, Grand Lake , 10 miles away
Western Riviera Lodging, Grand Lake , 10 miles away
Grand Lake Lodge, Grand Lake , 14 miles away
Peak To Peak Lodge Inc., Estes Park , 15 miles away
 Lakes Near Specimen Mountain Trail
Lake Irene, Grand County , 1 miles away
Long Draw Reservoir, Larimer County , 4 miles away
Ypsilon Lake, Larimer County , 10 miles away
Shadow Mountain Lake, Grand County , 12 miles away
Lost Lake, Grand County , 13 miles away

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