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Long Water Trail #679 is a 2.4 mile one way hike with 68 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 33 miles west-northwest of Colorado Springs Colorado. September and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Long Water Trail has many switchbacks and gradually descends to its terminus at the confluence of Tarryall Creek and the South Platte River. This trail was highly impacted by the 2002 Hayman Fire which may cause hikers to lose the trail because of erosion and other damage.
Check out the Official Route.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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.