Hinsdale County

Lake City is the only town in Hinsdale County.  Hinsdale County is made up of 96% public lands. That means that we have the fewest miles of roads per person, plus the most land area located far from roads, making Hinsdale County the most remote county in the lower 48.
Hinsdale County is made up of 4 wilderness areas and 2 wilderness study areas.

We are located at the crossroads of two major scenic byways: Silver Thread Scenic Byway (Hwy 149, 2 wheel drive) and Alpine Loop Backcountry Byway (CR 30/20, 2 wheel & 4WD).
We are a designated National Historic District since 1978, boasting over 200 historic structures.
We have reconstructed over 500 feet of original boardwalks in our historic downtown.
Lake San Cristobal is the second largest natural lake in the state.
We have hundreds of miles of hiking and off-road trails.