Bison Peak represents the Lost Creek Wilderness "twisted granite" theme with all out passion. It has an expansive summit plateau allowing you an endless opportunity to roam the rock gardens at will.
THIS IS NOT AN EASY HIKE
IF YOU ARE NOT IN SHAPE DO NOT SIGN UP!( you must be able to hike a min of 2.5 mph) This is an ALL DAY TRIP. Bring plenty of water and food with you.
Distance approx 12.2 miles RT
elevation gain approx 3800 ft.
Difficult level Strenuous
Please No Dogs
We will meet up at 6:30 at the pnr at Wadsworth and Hampden PnR Address: 3599 South Wadsworth in Lakewood. We will leave here at 6:30 sharp this is a 2 hour drive to the trail head.
directions to the trail head - Ute Creek TH- (8,760-ft)
From Denver Colorado travel Hwy 285 past Aspen Park, Conifer, Pine Junction and Bailey. Continue to Kenosha Pass It is only one hour from Denver to Kenosha Pass. Continue to the tiny town of Jefferson and turn left on Park County 77 (Tarryall Road). This road is located directly before Jefferson's only convenient store. Continue 16.9 miles to Tarryall Reservoir The Ute Creek Trail head (8,760 ft.) is 3.3 miles beyond Tarryall Reservoir on PCR-77 to the left. There is plenty of parking. It shouldn't take more than two hours to get to this TH.