Little Gem Reservoir

Rating: 
Round Trip Distance: 1.4 miles
Difficulty: Easy
Elevation: 10,080 - 10,204 feet
Cellphone: 0-1 bars
Time: 1 hr.
Trailhead: Island Lake Area
Fee: none
Attractions: Forest hike, fishing




The Little Gem Reservoir is located in the Grand Mesa National Forest near Grand Junction, Colorado. The reservoir sits below the much larger Island Lake where an old jeep road serves as the trail. The trail is used frequently by campers and fishermen that are visiting the Island Lake area.