Sawyer Lake #1926


This 4.7 trail within Hunter Frying Pan Wilderness is a gradual to moderate hike for the entire length. You will find yourself traveling through thick forest, opening up into several meadows where elk and deer are occasionally spotted. Remember to camp 100 ft. from the lake. 

At a Glance

Usage: Light
Restrictions: Wilderness restrictions apply. Dogs must be on leash out of consideration for both other people and wildlife.
Closest Towns: Basalt, CO
Restroom: Bury human waste 6
Information Center: Aspen-Sopris Ranger District, (970) 963-2266

General Information


From Carbondale, Colorado travel east on Highway 82 to Basalt, turn left at the stoplight and follow Fryingpan River Road for 28 miles. Take a right turn (south) on Road #504 at the Norrie Colony sign. Follow this gravel road until it dead ends at the Sawyer Lake trailhead just past the second pond.

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4.7 miles

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  Elevation : 
9400' - 11000'


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