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Explore Colorado Springs! Red Rock Canyon Open Space

Hosted by a member of the Denver Urban Explorers Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 05 Sep 10:00 - 12:00

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We will meet and mingle at the picnic pavilion, which is covered.

This place is an old red rock quarry that operated from Protected content 1915, that quarried Lyons sandstone. You can see and explore the carved out areas. It is a unique and beautiful park...a hidden gem.
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Please feel free to bring your pooch (on a leash; there is an off-leash dog area too), your hiking boots, or your mountain bike for before, after, or during our mingling. Or just hang out and only mingle as you like.

BYOC, bring your own camp chair.
BYOB BYOF, bring your own beverage/food as you like or not.

There will be bottled water provided.

Let's all have fun, be safe, and wear masks as needed, and do the social distancing thing...thank you!

Park in the far east parking lot, if space. There is also a far west lot, and a lot in between.

Venue details:

Off-leash dog area
Picnic Pavilion
Rock climbing (permit required)
Portable toilets at both main parking lots
Dirt trails for pedestrians, bikes, horses and leashed dogs (on trails other than the off-leash areas)
Connection to Section 16 and Intemann Trail
Bike only area

Download printable trail map (see web site link below)
Contemplative Trail
Sand Canyon Trail
Mesa/Greenlee Trail loop
Roundup Trail
Upper and Lower dog loops (off-leash dog areas)
Quarry Trail
Hogback Trail/Lion Loop

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