Plan Your Trip


Angel Lake Road, a State Scenic Byway, climbs to Angel Lake, at an elevation 8300 feet, 12 miles south of Wells and I-80. This road is accessible by car except in the winter when it is closed by snow. Angel Lake campground offers 26 camping sites, including 1 double site, and 11 day use picnic sites in subalpine dwarf aspen forest area. The campground is next to Angel Lake, and flanked by classic glacial cirques, alpine scrub, and patches of snow. On a ridge to the left rises a gray monolith seen all the way from Wells. Non-motorized boating is permitted in Angel Lake as is fishing for rainbow, brook, and tiger trout by licensed anglers. Fees are charged for camping at Angle Lake Campground, as well as at the nearby Angel Creek Campground.

Getting There

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