National and State Register

Summit Lake Park

Clear Creek County

Opened in 1924, the park straddles Mount Evans Road. 

A scenic black and white shot of the park with a snow covered ridge in the background

Summit Lake Park

As the highest park within the Denver Mountain Parks system (12,800 feet), Summit Lake contains a stone shelter house designed by Denver architect J.J.B. Benedict and constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s.  The property is associated with the Denver Mountain Parks and The Architecture of Jules Jacques Benois Benedict in Colorado Multiple Property Submissions.