Jagged peaks pierce deep blue skies, while wildlife teems in rocky canyons and on high valley floors. Crystalline rivers flow from altitude, while unique geology promises adventure and spurs endless exploration.
And, continuously, within this wondrous dreamscape, whispers from the past mingle with voices of the present in the cool, rarefied air of remote Hinsdale County and its historic town of Lake City.
Encompassing more than one thousand square miles of untamed beauty, “ah factors” are a constant in this northeastern corner of Colorado’s mystical San Juan Mountains. From climbers to fishermen and hunters, from 4-wheel enthusiasts to hikers, bikers and horseback riders, from birdwatchers to Old West history buffs – magical moments are spun into heirloom memories passed on and recreated generation after generation.
The Lake City, CO - Hinsdale County app is your resource for exploring the area. Available to use without the need for an Internet connection, it's the perfect companion for hiking and driving across the country. Beautiful photography by local photographers also showcases the beauty of the area.