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Sep
21
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure- Paint Mines Interpretive Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
3rd Saturday Adventure- Paint Mines Interpretive Park

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!

Trail Name/Park: Paint Mines Trail

About: Paint Mines Trail is a 3.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Calhan, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The multi colored rocks and there formations are absolutely stunning and make you feel like you are on a different planet. A great hike to bring a camera on to get stunning photos!

Location: Calhan, CO

Length:
3.4 miles

Elevation Gain:
334 ft

Trail Type:
Loop

Skill Level:
Easy

Dogs?
Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed at the Paint Mines so let the pooch sit this hike out

Trail Map: https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/colorado/paint-mines-trail?ref=sidebar-view-full-map

DIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD:
From Colorado Springs, take 24 to Calhan. Turn right on Yoder, then left on Paint Mine Road and continue 2.1 miles to the Paint Mines. Parking should be on the left. Look for the UpaDowna Banner

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Oct
19
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure-Pulpit Rock
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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!

Pulpit Rock Park Trail is a 4.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail with 583 feet of elevation gain located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Well behaved dogs are allowed on leash.

Directions:

 

Nov
16
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure- Blodgett Peak Open Space
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
3rd Saturday Adventure- Blodgett Peak Open Space

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!

Blodgett Peak Open Space Loop is a 1.3 mile loop trail located near Colorado Springs, Colorado that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate.  Dogs are welcome as long as they are well behaved and remain on a leash.

 

Dec
21
Sat
3rd Saturday Adventure- Yucca Flats Dog Run
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
3rd Saturday Adventure- Yucca Flats Dog Run

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!

An easy 1.4 mile dog friendly loop in Palmer Park.

Directions to Trail Head: Take Maizeland Rd. entrance north to Yucca Flats and Lazy Land turn off. Stay to your left and proceed to the Yucca Flats Dog Run parking area

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