Southwest of Gunnison, the Lake City has miles of trails surrounding this old mining community. The trails are on a combination of National Forest and BLM lands.
To reach the hiking trailhead from Gunnison, head west on US50 for 9 miles. Turn south on SR149 for 45 miles to Lake City.
Overall, Lake City is the 33rd most popular hiking trail of all 72 hikes in Colorado.