• Sleeps: 6
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2.0
  • Pets: Not Allowed
  • Check-in: After 4:00 pm
  • Check-out: Before 10:00 am
Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2.0
Pets: Not Allowed
Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Check-out: Before 10:00 am
OBO Amenities: Access to Pursuits (On Site), Outdoor Living Area, Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile
Everyday Living: 24 Hour Check-In, CO2 Detector, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Smoke Alarm, Towels, TV, Wifi
Lake City, CO 81235

Rocky Top Cabin 3

Welcome to our attached 2-bedroom, 2-bath cabins, where you can enjoy stunning southern views of Roundtop and Red Mountain. Cabins 2 and 3 offer a perfect balance of comfort and privacy, with each unit featuring a spacious living room with a gas stove, a fully equipped kitchen, and a dining area on the main floor. Upstairs, you’ll find a second bedroom and bath, ensuring ample space for relaxation. Both bedrooms boast king-sized beds for a restful night’s sleep. Step outside onto the large covered porch and soak in the serene surroundings of the grassy, tree-covered lawn. With a sofa-bed in each living area, these cabins accommodate up to 6 guests. We provide all the essentials you need for a comfortable stay, including linens, towels, toiletries, and kitchen supplies. Experience the beauty of nature while enjoying the comforts of home in our cozy cabins.

Outdoor Access


Lake City, Colorado, also offers exceptional fly fishing opportunities amidst its pristine waters, attracting anglers seeking the thrill of pursuing trout in picturesque settings. The area boasts various accessible fishing spots, each with its unique characteristics and challenges.

Water Access Points: Lake San Cristobal, the second-largest natural lake in Colorado, provides abundant fishing opportunities. Public access points around the lake offer anglers the chance to target various trout species, including rainbow, brown, and lake trout. Boasting scenic views and ample shoreline access, Lake San Cristobal is ideal for anglers of all skill levels.

Deer Lakes, situated near the top of Slumgullion Pass, offer a tranquil fishing experience amid stunning mountain scenery. Accessible via a turnoff on Slumgullion Pass Road, these lakes are particularly suitable for beginners and families. Anglers can expect to encounter brook trout in these serene mountain lakes.

Henson Creek, flowing down from the San Juan Mountains, provides ample opportunities for stream fishing enthusiasts. Accessible along County Road 20 from Capitol City, Henson Creek offers brushy mountain stream fishing for trout. Anglers can explore various stretches of the creek, enjoying the challenge of casting amidst the rugged terrain.

The Lake Fork of the Gunnison River, with over 28 miles of public waters, offers convenient access for anglers seeking productive fishing spots. Numerous access points along Highway 149 provide opportunities to fish close to the road, making it ideal for those with limited time. The river supports healthy populations of trout, offering rewarding fishing experiences throughout the season.

The Rio Grande Reservoir, located south of Lake City, offers anglers a chance to fish in a scenic mountain setting. Accessible via Forest Service Road 520, the reservoir is stocked with fish during the summer months and is open to boating. Anglers can expect to encounter various trout species in this picturesque alpine reservoir.

The Continental Reservoir, positioned between Lake City and Creede, provides another option for anglers seeking diverse fishing opportunities. Accessible via Forest Service Road 513, the reservoir offers great fishing and allows boating. Anglers can target trout in this stocked lake while enjoying the tranquility of the surrounding wilderness.

Williams Creek Reservoir, located in the southern end of Hinsdale County, offers excellent fishing amidst stunning mountain scenery. Accessible via Forest Service Roads 631 and 640 from Highway 160 near Pagosa Springs, the reservoir is stocked with Kokanee salmon and trout. Boating is allowed, and a large public campground nearby makes it convenient for anglers planning extended fishing trips.

By exploring these diverse fishing spots and following these tips, anglers visiting Lake City can enjoy rewarding fly fishing experiences amidst the stunning natural beauty of the San Juan Mountains.

Big Game Hunting

Lake City, Colorado, offers exceptional opportunities for big game hunting amidst its rugged wilderness, drawing hunters seeking the thrill of pursuing trophy animals in pristine mountain settings. With abundant public land and diverse game species, Lake City provides an ideal hunting destination for both novice and seasoned hunters alike.

Wilderness Access Points: Game Management Units (GMUs): Lake City is situated within several GMUs, including 65, 66, 67, 76, 77, and 751, offering varied terrain and habitat for hunting.

Public Land: Hinsdale County, where Lake City is located, comprises 96 percent public land, providing numerous hunting opportunities throughout the hunting season.

Species and Seasonality: Elk hunting is a popular pursuit in Lake City, with seasons typically running from September through November. The rut, occurring in September, offers prime hunting opportunities as bulls become more active and vocal. Hunters can pursue elk in various habitats, including high alpine meadows and dense forests.

Mule deer hunting seasons typically coincide with elk seasons, running from September through November. The rugged terrain of the San Juan Mountains provides ideal habitat for mule deer, offering challenging but rewarding hunting experiences.

Bighorn sheep hunting is a coveted pursuit in Lake City, with limited licenses available through the draw system. Seasons vary depending on the specific GMU and typically occur in the fall. Hunters must be prepared for physically demanding hunts in high-altitude environments.

Pronghorn hunting opportunities are available in certain GMUs surrounding Lake City. Seasons typically occur in the fall, with archery, muzzleloader, and rifle hunts available. Open plains and sagebrush habitats provide prime hunting grounds for pronghorn in the region.

Moose hunting in Lake City is also available through limited licenses and the draw system. Seasons typically occur in the fall, with hunters targeting bull moose during the rut. Dense willow thickets and wetland areas provide key habitat for moose in the region.

Mountain Biking

Lake City, Colorado, in the heart of the San Juan Mountains, offers mountain bikers a diverse array of trails, ranging from scenic alpine routes to thrilling downhill descents. Whether you’re seeking a leisurely ride or an adrenaline-pumping adventure, Lake City has trails to suit every skill level and preference.

Alpine Loop Trail: The Alpine Loop Trail is a renowned mountain biking route that winds through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the San Juan Mountains.

Lake City Town Loop: For a scenic ride close to town, the Lake City Town Loop offers a picturesque route showcasing the natural beauty of the area.

Cinnamon Pass Trail: Cinnamon Pass Trail is a challenging mountain biking route that ascends to the breathtaking heights of Cinnamon Pass.

Henson Creek Trail: Henson Creek Trail offers a scenic and moderately challenging mountain biking experience along the banks of Henson Creek.

Rock Climbing

Mill Creek Canyon and Bachelor Loop Road also offer limited rock climbing opportunities, while Henson Creek Canyon provides potential for more advanced climbing routes for experienced climbers.


For hiking enthusiasts, Lake City offers several specific trails, including the Alpine Loop Trail, Lake San Cristobal Loop Trail, Henson Creek Trail, Cataract Gulch Trail, and Crystal Lake Trail, each providing unique scenery and difficulty levels to suit various preferences and skill levels.

Ice Climbing

The Lake City Ice Park, situated just a block south of historic downtown Lake City, Colorado, offers a premier ice climbing experience amidst the stunning San Juan Mountains. This beloved destination is favored by ice climbers seeking small crowds, stellar routes, and a relaxed atmosphere. Climbs are free, but donations are appreciated to support park operations. With three distinct ice climbing areas—Pumphouse Park, Beer Garden, and Dynamite Shack—the park boasts over 75 routes ranging from WI3 and up, catering to both beginners and seasoned climbers alike.


OBO Amenities

Access to Pursuits (On Site) Access to Pursuits (On Site)
Outdoor Living Area Outdoor Living Area
Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile


24 Hour Check-In, CO2 Detector, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Smoke Alarm, Towels, TV, Wifi

Things to Do

  • Bighorn Sheep
  • Black Bear
  • Brown Trout
  • Cutthroat Trout
  • Elk Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Gunnison National Forest
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Ice Climbing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mule Deer
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Rio Grande National Forest
  • Rivers and Streams
  • San Juan National Forest
  • Singletrack Riding
  • Uncompahgre National Forest
  • Weminuche Wilderness

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