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Brainard Lake - IPWANear Ward    

Status:  Log in or Register... 08.13.17
Water Tmp:  07.02.15
Level:  05.20.17
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Last Conditions Report for Brainard Lake - IPWA: 08.13.17
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Brainard Lake - IPWA
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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Brainard Lake is a shallow lake sitting in a glacier carved valley near Ward. It is surrounded by mountain peaks and the Indian Peaks Wilderness, providing a spectacular view while recreating in the area.

Access is easy in the summer months as a paved road leads to the lake and parking is available around the lake. A two mile plus hike. snowshoe or cross country ski trip is required dur... Log in for full details...
Getting there: From Colorado Highway 72 at Ward, turn west onto the Brainard Lake Road. Travel 2.5 miles to the Brainard Trailhead, and continue another two miles to Brainard Lake.
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Brainard Lake - IPWA Stocking 2014 to 2016
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Lake Class: 2