Northwest Colorado’s Grand Mesa is one of the largest flat-top mountains in the world, and its landscape sets it apart from much of the rest of Colorado — that so many lakes can be found so close together is a bit of an anomaly in this high-altitude state. Alexander Lake Lodge in Cedaredge is the perfect homebase for activities and exploration of the area.
There are special places and unique vistas around nearly every Colorado corner. You can help ensure these places exist for generations to come by staying on roads and trails, keeping speeds in check, leaving campsites and picnic spots just as you found them, and following instructional signs while you’re out and about in our state.
At 800 square miles, Colorado’s Grand Mesa is one of the largest flat-top mountains in the world, and its landscape sets it apart from much of the rest of Colorado — that so many lakes can be found so close together is a bit of an anomaly in this high-altitude.
The perfect place to settle for the night, this lodge in Cedaredge is your one-stop shop for the evening's activities.
The Crag Crest National Recreation Trail is a 10.3 mile circular trail consisting of a crest portion and a loop portion. It is recommended that you get an early start to avoid afternoon thunderstorms.
Stick around the lodge for your morning meal before heading out for adventure.
Because of the scenic view it offers, the Land Of Lakes Trail #713 is one of the most used trails on the Grand Mesa. It is a very short trail which is paved for the entire distance, making for a quick and easy hike.
Have breakfast in your cabin before heading out on a stand-up paddleboard tour on the lodge's peaceful lake.
Hit the singletrack on this popular new trail, with a relatively flat elevation.
Settle in for dessert and a cozy night around a campfire.