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Penrose Trail #665, CO

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Distance One Way 2.12 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,137 feet
Elevation Gain 763 feet
Accumulated Gain 805 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 4.8
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Preferred   Jun, Sep, Aug, Jul
Sun  6:42am - 4:46pm
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Overview
Penrose Trail #665 is a 2.12 mile one way hike with 805 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 7 miles southwest of Colorado Springs Colorado. June and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.


This is a heavily used trail, especially by motorcycles. It winds in and out of cool pine forests and offers scenic vistas of Colorado Springs, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak and Gold Camp Road. Also known as "Lower Captain Jack's Trail."

This is a heavily used trail, especially by motorcycles. It winds in and out of cool pine forests and offers scenic vistas of Colorado Springs, Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak and Gold Camp Road. Also known as "Lower Captain Jack's Trail."

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    This hike is listed as One-Way.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    To hike
    From Colorado Springs, take 26th street to Gold Camp Road. Approximately 2 miles up Gold Camp Road is the trailhead.

    There is limited accessibility to those requiring a wheelchair or assistance with walking.
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