CASTLE TRAIL TO SUMMER WHITE HOUSE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Castle Trail with Turkey Trot to the Summer White House Starting Temp: 23 Ending Temp: 43 Weather Conditions: Partly Cloudy with strong winds on the northern face Mileage: approx. 7.2 mile out and back with loop Elevation Gain: 1991ft Peak: 7752ft Visit Time: January 2017 Nearest City Marker: Morrison, Colorado TRAIL…

PINE VALLEY BUCK GULCH LOOP

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Buck Gulch Loop (Pine Valley Ranch Open Space) Starting Temp: 75 Ending Temp: 90 Weather Conditions: Cloudy with thunderstorms near Mileage: approx. 7.6 mile loop Elevation Gain: 1586ft Peak: 7565ft Visit Time: August 2017 Nearest City Marker: Pine Junction, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION This loop hike begins at the Pine Valley Ranch…

SPRUCE MOUNTAIN OPEN SPACE

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Spruce Mountain Open Space Trail Starting Temp: 75 Ending Temp: 80 Weather Conditions: Sunny Mileage: approx. 7.3 mile loop Elevation Gain: 1092ft Peak: 7388ft Visit Time: July 2017 Nearest City Marker: Larkspur, Colorado TRAIL DESCRIPTION This Open Space lies just off I-25 in the front range that offers a nice hike on a smaller mountain named Spruce Mountain. The trail…

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…

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…

GATEWAY OPEN MESA

TRAIL DATA Trail Name/No.: Gateway Open Mesa Starting Temp: 73deg F Ending Temp: 73deg F Weather Conditions: Sunny  Mileage: approx. 1.8 mile loop Elevation Gain: 340ft Peak: 6522ft Visit Time: October 2014 Nearest City Marker: Castle Rock, CO TRAIL DESCRIPTION Colorado offers several public places that have parks and trails that are called Open Spaces. One of the several found…