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Dates: 4/1/2017 - 9/30/2017
City / State: Colorado Springs, CO
Event Name: Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 107127 2017/Y0515
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km/10K - 2B
Description: Altitude 6,000 ft. Water and sunscreen highly recommended. Dress in layers as weather can change quickly.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Dawn to Dusk
Location: Red Rock Canyon Open Space
Start Point / Driving Directions: Travelodge of Colorado Springs, 2625 Ore Mill; CO. From I-25 Colorado Springs exit 141 (Cimarron/US Hwy 24) proceed W (left at end of ramp) on Hwy 24 for 2.1 miles to 26th. Left, then immediate right on St Anthony, immediate right on Ore Mill. Travelodge on left. After registering drive W on Hwy 24 to main Red Rock Canyon Open Space trail head at High St.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Come walk the Colorado Mountains IN THE CITY!! The trail is rated 2B due to altitude (over 6,000 feet above sea level) and a few hills. The trail is on dirt with gentle inclines (although one is about a kilometer in length). This is in one of the newest parks in Colorado Springs, and has views and rock formations that rival Garden of the Gods, with fewer people in your way. Restrooms at the Start/Finish and at the Open Space. If you are not accustomed to our altitude it will take you longer to complete our event.
Host Club: Woodland Wanderers
Contact: Sherry Sayers (719) 640-6745
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