Buffalo Peaks Loop

Fairplay, Colorado 80440

Buffalo Peaks Loop

Buffalo Peaks Loop Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Since the passage of the Colorado Wilderness Act of 1993, the Buffalo Peaks have become the centerpiece of the 43,410-acre Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Area. Following a pair of scenic drainages across the north slope of these prominent 13,000-foot mountains, the Rich Creek and Rough and Tumbling Creek Trails can be combined to create one memorable loop hike."

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Trail Information

Fairplay
Nearby City
11.5
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
8 hours
Duration
July to September
Season
9,950 feet
Trailhead Elevation
11,500 feet
Top Elevation
Pike National Forest; Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Area
Local Contacts
USGS South Peak, Jones Hill
Local Maps

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