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Roadtrip to the Rockies: Bison Peak

How to Reach Bison Peak

There are several great hikes along the 285 corridor in Colorado.  A few of my favorites are Shelf Lake, Abyss Lake and Segment 5 of the Colorado Trail.  I was pleasantly surprised, however, by my recent hike to Bison Peak.

Bison Peak is located 21 miles down County Road 77 off of Hwy 285.  It takes an 11.7 mile roundtrip and 3,740 feet of elevation gain to reach the 12,500 foot summit.