Great Out Doors

The conversation continues as City Council work with the Broadmoor for the land exchange of the strawberry fields. Debra Elliott Schultz speaks with Richard Skorman about his continued actions to protect this Great open-space of Colorado. For more information check out some of our links.   www.trailsandopenspaces.org/2016/04/26/tosc-position-on-the-broadmoor-land-exchange/...

Hiking Trails Horsethief Park Trails Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 8 Miles near mile marker 61 until you see a closed railroad tunnel on the left hand side of the road. The...

Hiking Trails - Dome Rock Trail Mueller State Park and Wildlife Area  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67 towards Cripple Creek. Drive 5.0 miles. There will be the second gate marked "Mueller State Park". Turn right onto...

Hiking Trails - Florissant Fossil Bed Trails National Park Service  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, and Divide to Florissant. Turn south on Teller County 1. Go for 2 1/5 miles. You will pass by the Hornsbeck Homestead on your right. The Visitors Center...

Hiking Trails - Rampart Reservoir Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, to Woodland Park. Turn right on Baldwin St. Right before McDonalds. This will turn into Rampart Range Road near the High School. Basically, follow Rampart Range Road and follow the signs to the...

Hiking Trails - Lovell Gulch Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, to Woodland Park. Turn north on Teller County Road 22, Baldwin Rd right before McDonald's. Go north for 2.2 miles. The name changes to Rampart Range near the high school. The Lovell Gulch...

Hiking Trails - Manitou Lake Trail U.S. Forest Service  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park. Turn north on Hwy 67 towards Deckers. A bike trail begins at Kelly road in Woodland Park and follows Hwy 67 all the way to Lake Manitou Picnic Ground....

Hiking Trails - Crags Trail Pike National Forest  Access: From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 24, through Woodland Park, to Divide. Turn south on Hwy 67. Drive 4 Miles. The sign is in brown on the left hand side of the road and a bit low to the...

1) Water and/or Water Treatment Kit Plan on at least 32oz/1liter per person for a half-day hike. On hikes higher than 10,000 feet, bring twice that much because you breathe much harder and thus loose much more water at high altitudes. 2) Map and Compass With a map...

10 Items to Take on our Hike The Crags Dome Rock Horsethief Park Fossil Beds Rampart Reservoir Lovell Gulch Lake Manitou     ...