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Dawson Butte Ranch Open Space Trail

Castle Rock, Colorado

4.73 mi / 443 ft gain

Greenland Trail

Larkspur, Colorado

8.24 mi / 600 ft gain

Eagle Pass Trail

Larkspur, Colorado

4.02 mi / 387 ft gain

Eagle Pass, Oak Shortcut and Spruce Mountain Trail Short Loop

Larkspur, Colorado

2.67 mi / 528 ft gain

Hike Spruce Mountain Loop

Larkspur, Colorado

4.5
5.5 mi / 500 ft gain

Spruce Mountain and Eagle Pass Trail Loop

Larkspur, Colorado

4.18 mi / 653 ft gain

Quarry Mesa Trail Loop

Castle Rock, Colorado

2.91 mi / 338 ft gain

Challenge Hill Blue Loop Trail

Castle Rock, Colorado

0.62 mi / 118 ft gain

Run the Challenge Hill

Castle Rock, Colorado

5.0
0.6 mi / 200 ft gain

Places to stay

Indian Creek Equestrian Campground

Sedalia, Colorado

Indian Creek Equestrian Campground

Manitou Lake Pavilion

Woodland Park, Colorado

Manitou Lake Pavilion

Painted Rocks

Woodland Park, Colorado

Painted Rocks

South Meadows

Woodland Park, Colorado

South Meadows

Pike Community

Woodland Park, Colorado

Pike Community

Lone Rock Campground (Co)

Sedalia, Colorado

Lone Rock Campground (Co)

Guides and stories

Explore Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs

Explore Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs

The Outbound Collective

10 Must-Do Summer Backpacking Trips near Denver

10 Must-Do Summer Backpacking Trips near Denver

The Outbound Collective

Weekend Excursion: 72 Hours In Denver (Winter Edition)

Weekend Excursion: 72 Hours In Denver (Winter Edition)

Eric Schuette

7 Family Friendly Adventures Near Denver

7 Family Friendly Adventures Near Denver

Sara Sheehy

Top 10 Gear Picks from Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2018

Top 10 Gear Picks from Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2018

Liam McNally

With VF move, Denver cements itself as a leader in the outdoor recreation economy

With VF move, Denver cements itself as a leader in the outdoor recreation economy

Kyle Frost

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