Summit Trail (Wilderness Portion) leaves from the Summit trailhead approximately 10 miles north of Quaking Aspen on Forest Road 21S50. The trail runs north and south along the Western Divide Highway, crossing Mountaineer Creek and Pecks Canyon Creek. It offers scenic views of the Sierras, meadows, Maggie Lakes and Alpine terrain. Trail ends at Sheep Mtn. entrance of the Golden Trout Wilderness. Approximate hiking time to the lakes is 5 to 6 hours. Fishing is available in Maggie and Twin Lakes.
Summit Trail (Non-Wilderness Portion) travels from the Golden Trout boundary south to Freezeout Meadow on the Hot Springs District. Trail is bisected many times by roads, but does provide the visitor with many beautiful views and interesting things to see. Trail is open to hikers, horses and two-wheel OHVs.
Directions: From Camp Nelson, Travel west on Highway 190 to Forest Road 21S50. Travel north and stay on Forest Road 21S50 to the Summit Parking area and trailhead.
Elevation: 8,400 feet
Elevation Gain: 1,520 feet
Distance: 11.3 miles
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