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We are now Open for our 2024 season

We are excited to announce the addition of a handicap accessible room. Call for details.

Opening day~June 5th  /  Closing day September 29th

we invite you to come and experience the magic of the Inn at the Lake 

We still have a few nights left in July and August

and Lots of options in september!

about us


We are Robert and Ginny Burroughs, and along with our amazing staff of volunteers, we invite you to come and enjoy our most gracious hospitality and the best views of the Lake! 

Come savor our delicious hot breakfasts, hang out in our spacious and cozy lodge, enjoy visiting around our campfires or sit on your patio or balcony to soak in the spectacular beauty.

If you should decide to be our guest, we hope that you instantly recognize that

this place is special.

There really is no place like it...


The Inn at the Lake is a cozy mountain retreat situated a few steps from Lake San Cristobal just outside of Lake City, Colorado. The Inn reflects the charm of a mountain lodge, and each of our ten rooms pays tribute to the best of the region with stunning views of the lake and the mountains beyond.


The Inn at the Lake lies in the San Juan Mountain range - home to multiple 14ers, the Alpine Loop and Lake San Cristobal. A premier destination for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy climbing, hiking, fishing, and four-wheeling.

Lake City, Colorado is known for its classic charm and is the perfect place to unplug and reconnect, enjoy dining, shopping and peruse art galleries. Whether you're looking for a quiet getaway or a fun adventure, there is no shortage of things to do.

We also offer an inspirational setting for artists of all kinds. Check out our various offerings under our special events. 

Rooms & Rates


We are a ten-room bed and breakfast available from mid-June through early October.  Whether you require one room, a location for a weekend,

 a week-long group retreat,

or family reunion, or are an artist looking for inspiration and encouragement

we are here to meet your specific needs.

A full gourmet breakfast is served every morning at 8:30.


Two night minimum

booking required

No pets

Inn & Surrounding Areas

View from Inn at the Lake

Inn at the Lake

Come join us in the beautiful log lodge where much of the action takes place at the Inn. Regardless of the weather outside, this warm and cozy room is filled with the aroma of fresh coffee, the guitar or piano ringing out melodies, the laughter of folks engaging in their stories, viewing local art on our gallery wall, enjoying delicious foods,

or playing board games.

You will experience one of the most spectacular views in the world while sitting in beautiful log furniture on the deck looking out over Lake San Cristobal at the Continental Divide skyline with peaks surpassing 14,000 feet.

Lodge at Inn at the Lake

Volunteer at the Inn

The Inn At The Lake is a nonprofit organization which relies on the help of volunteer support each summer. We invite you to spend a week helping out at the Inn and connecting with other great volunteers. It is a fulfilling experience that allows you to take in all the Inn has to offer while being part of a wonderful community. Our volunteers are an integral part of helping the Inn stay a place a of refuge for anyone who needs it. 

Inn at the Lake Volunteers

Things To Do In the Area

There are an incredible amount of things to do in & around the Inn at the Lake. You can experience some of the most gorgeous land in Colorado as well as the small-town charm of Lake City & nearby Creede just over Slumgullion pass.. There is something for everyone. Check out our activities page to learn more.

Robert Burroughs holding fish
American Basin in Colorado
Lake City, Colorado


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