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3rd Sunday Adventure- Bear Creek Park Nature Trails

February 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bear Creek Nature Center
245 Bear Creek Rd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
Ryan Ross

Photo Jan 21, 11 03 39 AM

Location: Bear Creek Park Nature Trails

Trail Name(s): Creekbottom loop, Coyote Gulch Loop, and Mountain Scrub Loop

Trail Length: 2.3 miles

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Difficulty: Easy

Adventure Topic: We will go over the “ Ten Essentials “ why they are important, what we keep in our kit, and basic use of the items.

Ten Essentials:

  • Hydration
  • Nutrition
  • Extra Clothing
  • Illumination/Signalling
  • Sun Protection/Glasses
  • Navigation
  • First Aid
  • Fire Starting
  • Knife/ Multi Tool
  • Shelter

Description:  Bear Creek Park Nature Trails are well..Delightful! These trails for the most part are single track and very well maintained. A true easy access getaway for a stroll in the woods. The nature trails wind through the short grass prairie, scrub oak woodlands and cottonwood riparian communities. These trails are for “foot traffic only” and pets are prohibited. More info here.

Directions:   Bear Creek Nature Center is located at 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80906. From I-25 Exit 141, go west on US Hwy 24 to 26th Street. Turn left (south) on 26th and proceed about 2 miles to Bear Creek Road.

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