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Jan
19
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure- Aiken Canyon Loop
Jan 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
3rd Saturday Adventure- Aiken Canyon Loop

UpaDowna’s 3rd Saturday adventures are an opportunity to meet new people, and explore new trails and hikes throughout Colorado Springs and the Front Range.  Our staff will lead a family friendly hike, open to all ages and abilities.

Aiken Canyon Loop Trail is a 3.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.  Well behaved dogs on a leash are welcome.

 

Directions:

Feb
16
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure- St Peter’s Dome Trail
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
3rd Saturday Adventure- St Peter's Dome Trail

Join UpaDowna for our 3rd Saturday adventures.  Once a month we will lead a guided hike to explore a new trail, hike, or adventure topic.  All ages, abilities, and experience levels are welcome!

Saint Peter’s Dome Trail is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash.

Directions from Colorado Springs: Begin at the intersection of Penrose Boulevard and Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard. Take Old Stage Road (FDR 368) 6.5 miles from there to Gold Camp Road (FDR 370). Travel 1 mile to the trailhead on the right (north) side of the road.

*Meeting location subject to change, please check back for most current information*

 

Mar
16
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure-Shining Mountain Disc Golf
Mar 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
3rd Saturday Adventure-Shining Mountain Disc Golf

Join UpaDowna for our 3rd Saturday adventures.  Once a month we will lead a guided hike to explore a new trail, hike, or adventure topic.  All ages, abilities, and experience levels are welcome!

Join us as we play disc golf on one of Colorado’s only dedicated disc golf courses.  Please see https://www.shiningmountaingolf.com/disc-golf/ for additional course policies, and parking information.

Directions:  **Please park at the Shining Mountain Pro Shop.**

 

Jun
15
Sat
3rd Saturday- Catamount Ranch Open Space- Ring the Peak Trail
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
3rd Saturday- Catamount Ranch Open Space- Ring the Peak Trail

Join UpaDowna for our 3rd Saturday adventures.  Once a month we will lead a guided hike to explore a new trail, hike, or adventure topic.  All ages, abilities, and experience levels are welcome!

Ring The Peak and Limber Pines Trail is a moderate 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail  with 393 feet of elevation gain located near Woodland Park, Colorado that features a lake, and stunning views of Pikes Peak. Well behaved dogs are allowed if kept on leash.

 

Jul
20
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure- Palmer Park – Templeton Trail
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
3rd Saturday Adventure- Palmer Park - Templeton Trail

Join UpaDowna for our 3rd Saturday adventures.  Once a month we will lead a guided hike to explore a new trail, hike, or adventure topic.  All ages, abilities, and experience levels are welcome!

Templeton Trail is a 3.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

 

Directions:

Austin Bluffs Pkwy to N Academy Blvd. Go south on Academy to Maizeland Rd. Turn right (east) on Maizeland, go about a quarter mile to the park entrance on the right (Paseo Rd). Proceed into the park, past the athletic fields and the dog park. Go up the hill 1 mile; as the paved road turns left, turn right onto a dirt road (look for sign to Yucca Flats) that then curves left. Follow this to the end. The cul de sac at the end is the trailhead.

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