Copeland Lake

Copeland Lake in the morning

Located in the Wild Basin area of RMNP, Copeland Lake reflects the distant Copeland Mountain on its surface. This pine-forested area has some aspen trees in the area and a large beach-like area to conduct ceremonies at.

Max Ceremony Size: 30
Max Number of Vehicles:
Permits and Passes:
During the busy summer season, this location requires a Park Access Timed Entry Reservation between 9 am and 2 pm.
Site Location:
13 miles from Beaver Meadows Visitor Center on Hwy 7 in Wild Basin.
Other Notes and Restrictions:
Vault restrooms are nearby at the Sandbeach Lake trailhead. *Ceremony size and vehicle limit of 10 applies from the Friday before Memorial Day weekend through Indigenous Peoples’ Day.