STAUNTON RANCH AND MASON CREEK

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Staunton Ranch and Mason Creek Starting Temp: 53 Ending Temp: 75 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 6.62 mile loop Elevation Gain: 1154ft Peak: 9367ft Visit Time: May 2017 Nearest City Marker: Conifer, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION Staunton State Park is Colorado’s newest gem, offering a wide network of trails that keep expanding…

MESA RIM LOOP

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: MESA RIM LOOP – HIDDEN MESA OPEN SPACE Starting Temp: 72 Ending Temp: 72 Weather Conditions: Partly Sunny Mileage: approx. 2.81 mile loop Elevation Gain: 421ft Peak: 6503 ft Visit Time: April 2015 Nearest City Marker: Castle Rock, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION Mesa Rim Loop is a part of the Hidden Mesa…

HORSETAIL AND PONYTAIL FALLS

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Horsetail and Ponytail Falls Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 2.5 mile loop Elevation Gain: 440ft Peak: NR Visit Time: September 2016 Nearest City Marker: Gresham, Oregon TRAIL DESCRIPTION Conveniently located off of highway 84, this loops is a great way to take in some vistas and waterfalls all…

SPRUCE CREEK / WHEELER TRAIL

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Spruce Creek Trail / Wheeler Trail Starting Temp: 47 Ending Temp: 53 Weather Conditions: Partly Cloudy (snowpacked trail) Mileage: approx. 4.1 mile loop Elevation Gain: 976ft Peak: 10814ft Visit Time: June 2017 Nearest City Marker: Blue River, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION From Spruce Creek Road in Blue River, CO (close to Breckenridge), there are…

GARDEN OF THE GODS

SURPRISE DATA Surprise Name/No.: Garden of the Gods Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: Make it your own! Peak: 6400ft Visit Time: August 2011 Nearest City Marker: Manitou Springs, CO SURPRISE DESCRIPTION Surprise! Garden of the Gods is truly a garden meant for a god. With soaring rock formations through out the park, including ship rock, balanced…

LAKE BLANCHE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Lake Blanche Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 6.9 miles out and back Elevation Gain:2746ft Peak: 8900ft Visit Time: June 2013 Nearest City Marker: Cottonwood Heights, Utah TRAIL DESCRIPTION This is one of Utah’s many wonderful hikes just southwest of Salt Lake City, UT. The trail…

DAWSON’S BUTTE OPEN SPACE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Dawson’s Butte Open Space Starting Temp: 64 Ending Temp: 64 Weather Conditions: Cloudy, occasional mists of rain Mileage: approx. 4.9mile loop Elevation Gain:524ft Peak: 6747ft Visit Time: May 2014 Nearest City Marker: Castle Rock, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION Just outside of Castle Rock, CO, the Dawson’s Butte Open Space offers a fantastic…

CASTLEWOOD CANYON STATE PARK (Loop One)

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Dam/Lake Gulch/Inner Canyon Trails (Castlewood Canyon State Park) Starting Temp: 55 Ending Temp: 65 Weather Conditions: Partly Sunny Mileage: approx. 4.23mile loop Elevation Gain: 1269ft Peak: 6487ft Visit Time: November 2016 Nearest City Marker: Franktown, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION Castlewood Canyon State Park offers a wide variety of trail systems that hike…

PANCAKE ROCKS

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Pancake Rocks Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 7.2 mile O&B Elevation Gain: 1840ft Peak: 10931ft Visit Time: September 2016 Nearest City Marker: Divide, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION Pancake Rocks starts out on the western side of Pikes Peak and begins a steady climb up. Wondering through small…

AMERICAN LAKE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: American Lakes Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny (out), Partly Cloud (back) Mileage: approx. 6.4 mile O&B Elevation Gain: 1990 Peak: 11390ft Visit Time: August 2014 Nearest City Marker: Aspen, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION There are several trails in the Roaring Fork Valley that are amazing and this is…

FORT DE SOTO BEACH

BEACH DATA Trail Name/No.: Fort De Soto Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Cloudy, spitting rain Mileage: approx. NA Elevation Gain: NA Peak: NA Visit Time: September 2014 Nearest City Marker: Tampa, FL DESCRIPTION Surprise! This is an area on the tip of Tampa that is part of an open space there called Fort…

MORO ROCK AND GENERAL SHERMAN TREE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Moro Rock, Congress Trail, Crescent Meadow Trail (Sequoia National Park) Starting Temp: NR Ending Temp: NR Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 6 miles Elevation Gain: NR Peak: 6725ft Visit Time: August 2016 Nearest City Marker: Fresno, CA TRAIL DESCRIPTION Sequoia National Park is filled with great trails and some amazing trees….