Savage Lakes Trail

HARD 4 reviews
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Savage Lakes Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Meredith, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is best used from June until September.

DISTANCE
3.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1561 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

hiking

trail running

lake

Directions from Carbondale: From Carbondale travel east on Hwy. 82 to Basalt. Turn left into downtown Basalt and follow the Fryingpan River Road for about 27 miles. Approximately 3 miles past Meredith, turn left on to road #501. About one mile past Elk Wallow Campground take the left fork to the trailhead approximately .2 of a mile before the dead end.

9 months ago

Great trail, bit of a long drive to get to. Starts out going up right away, about 2 hours to 1st lake. Probably one of the prettiest settings in the valley.

hiking
Monday, September 07, 2015

Loved this trail, easy enough to do with the kids. Next time I will do the loop & go to Carter Lake from the top. Bring a rain jacket.

hiking
Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014