MOUNT PRINCETON HOT SPRINGS RESORT
UPPER & LOWER BUSHNELL LAKES.
This lake is in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness. It is a long day hike (4.6 miles) one way with an elevation gain of 3,100ft. It sits at an elevation of 11,860 ft with no distinguishing trail between the lower and upper lake. Bushnell lakes sit under Bushnell Peak and SE of Stout Lakes drainage. They have beautiful but small cutthroat trout. A beautiful waterfall is seen in the spring and summer which provides a good waypoint (no trail) to guide you up and into Upper Bushnell Lake. Waypoints and GPS coordinates are provided in a guidebook “Central Colorado Alpine Lakes“.
Bushnell Lakes Trailhead:
ALPINE LAKES HIKING & FISHING SPOTS
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This activity is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to: actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants; lack of hydration, weather, and/or other natural conditions. Princeton Holdings, LLC DBA Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort is not liable for any injury, property loss, damage, death, etc occurring do to any activity outlined by any information sheet. Guest is participating in any activity on their own merit with no liability to the Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort or its agents.