Middle St Vrain Trailhead: Buchanan Pass Trail, Photo Gallery, Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, Colorado
Middle St Vrain Trailhead: Buchanan Pass Trail
Indian Peaks Wilderness Area
The lower eastern section of the Buchanan Pass Trail is a mild excursion through the Indian Peaks' biologically diverse upper-montane ecosystem. Visitors will enjoy minimal elevation gains and level footing while passing through richly appointed forests waterfalls and a lively streamside setting.
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Colorful Aspen trees line the trail in fall
The trail follows Middle St. Vrain Creek
An enormous granite boulder lays precipitously off trail
The trail cuts through thick underbrush and healthy pine forest on its way to Coney Flats
Underneath the Timberline Falls overlook, the creek descends a series of rock drops
The trail spills into Coney Flats, distinguished by Sawtooth Mountain's 12,304'
Though soggy and intermittently cluttered, Coney Flats' mild terrain makes off-trail exploration relatively easy