Horseshoe Park -- Fan Lake
Fan Lake at Horseshoe Park, Rocky Mountain National Park


Chapin Mountain (left of center) reflected in Fan Lake. Fan Lake was created when 29 million gallons of water escaped from Lawn Lake On July 15, 1982 creating an alluvial fan that dammed up Fall River creating this lake.


Photo Facts

This picture was taken within 1 hour of sunrise in June. 1999. There was no wind. This only occurs when the center of a high-pressure system is directly over the park. Watch the weather reports for this condition.

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