Nolan Lake-FDT 1898
Trail Use: High
Length: 3.0 miles
Elevation: Starts at 9900 ft, ends at 11,264 ft, highest point 11,412 ft
Elevation Gain: +1364 feet
Open To: Hiking
Travel south of Eagle on
Parking is available on the left side of the road.
This wooded trail begins as an old mining road up through aspen, spruce and fir forest.
At a 1/4 mile, the trail passes through a meadow and the upper town of Fulford, and a series of old log cabins, just before it crosses Nolan Creek and heads east up White Quail Gulch.
At the fork, continue right going downhill towards the creek, the trail is then level before becoming fairly steep with exposed rocks and roots.
The trail then takes a left curve up a large sloping gray rock near a talus slope and waterfall.
Near the end, the trail heads westward going up and over a ridge before descending through wet meadows of paintbrushes and marsh marigolds to