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Platte River Trail #654 is a 2.99 mile one way hike with 433 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 32 miles west-northwest of Colorado Springs Colorado. August and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Platte River Trail provides access to the South Platte River. It is an easy to moderate 3 mile hike through forest and meadow. Portions of this trail were impacted by the 2002 Hayman Fire and the trail may not be well defined in some areas.
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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.