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Pawnee-Buchanan Loop

Itinerary

Trailhead directions
Long Lake Trailhead
8.7 mi • 1,800 ft gain
Red Deer Lake
9 mi • 3,000 ft gain
Gourd Lake
8.6 mi • 1,600 ft gain
Crater Lake
8.7 mi • 2,500 ft gain
Long Lake Trailhead

Reservations

This trip requires a Indian Peaks Wilderness Overnight Permit.

Today – Dec 31
No reservations needed
2023
Jan 1 – May 31
No reservations needed
Jun 1 – Sep 15
Reservations required (limited quota)
Sep 16 – Dec 31
No reservations needed

How to fill out the application

Starting Area
East of Continental Divide
1st Night Zone
Middle St. Vrain
2nd Night Zone
Buchanan
3rd Night Zone
Crater Lake
Entry Point
Long Lake
Exit Point
Long Lake

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