Description: This trail is a gradual to moderate hike for the entire distance. 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.
Directions: From Carbondale travel east on Hwy 82 to Basalt, turn left at the stoplight and follow
the 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