15 Cool Things You May Not Know About Colorado’s Most Remote Lake
Colorado is home to more than 5.8 million residents as of the 2021 census, and our state's population just keeps growing. Wanna get away from the crowds? You're in luck because today, we are in search of Colorado's most remote lake.
Colorado's North Park Basin
North Central Colorado is home to the North Park basin. This community was established in 1914. The basin is home to communities such as Walden, Cowdrey, and North Park. This huge valley is home to less than a couple thousand residents. The North Park basin in Jackson County includes more than 70,000 acres and is home to the Delaney Butte Lakes State Wildlife Area.
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Colorado's Delaney Buttes Lakes
North Park's sparse population makes the Delaney Buttes Lakes some of the most remote anywhere in Colorado. There are three lakes at the Delaney Butte all are located above 8,000 feet. Free camping is available along a portion of the shoreline at the lakes. Here you'll find North, South, and East Delaney Buttes Lakes.
The Moose Viewing Capital of the World
Walden, Colorado in the North Park basin is known as the moose-viewing capital of the world. With the lakes a part of the Delaney Butte Lakes State Wildlife Area, you'll be able to capture some outstanding photos.
Keep going for a look at beautiful North Park, Colorado, and learn a bunch of fun facts about why people love visiting this remote area of the Centennial State.