High Lonesome Trail #7


Part of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.  Unlike other trails, it does not follow a major creek, so water should be carried enroute.

At a Glance

Fees • Parking in the Arapaho National Recreation Area (ANRA) at Meadow Creek Reservoir requires a daily use fee.
Permit Info: • Permits are required for overnight stays in the Indian Peaks Wilderness (IPW) from June 1 to September 15.• Additional permit requirements exist for large and organized groups.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: • Group size is limited to 12 people and/or livestock.• Dogs must be on a leash at all times.

General Information

Directions: • Take Highway 34 to County Road 6, 5.4 miles north of Granby and 8.9 miles south of Grand Lake. County Road 6 (NFSR 125) is a 9.4 miles improved road along Granby Reservoir to Monarch Lake where parking is available.• This access is by taking Highway 40

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  Area/Length : 
8.3 miles

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  Elevation : 
8,300 feet - 9,920 feet