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Sawyer Lake Trail

MODERATE 6 reviews
#185 of 229 trails in

Sawyer Lake Trail is a 8.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Meredith, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from June until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 8.9 miles Elevation Gain: 1,666 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dog friendly


nature trips




Directions from Carbondale: From Carbondale travel east on Hwy. 82 to Basalt. Turn left into downtown Basalt and follow the Fryingpan River Road about 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.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

I would give this trail 3 stars but we had the lake nearly to ourselves. There is a bunch of erosion and deadfall on the upper half. No snow on June 23 and plenty of water for the dog.

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Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, August 04, 2018

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Friday, July 21, 2017

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