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Platte Springs Trail #626, CO

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 1.1 miles
Trailhead Elevation 8,348 feet
Elevation Gain 707 feet
Accumulated Gain 801 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 3.77
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Preferred   Aug, Jun, Jul, Sep
Sun  7:14am - 4:40pm
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Overview
Platte Springs Trail #626 is a 1.1 mile one way hike with 801 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 33 miles west-northwest of Colorado Springs Colorado. August and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Very difficult hike. It can be accessed by contining from where the Platte River Trail ends at the South Platte River or from the north at the end of Forest Road 210.

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    One-Way Notice
    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.

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    1. This trail is an extension of the Platte River Trail at the South Platte River, so you can simply continue from there if you like.
    2. To access the trail from the north, travel north on County Road 77 (Tarryall Road) from Lake George for about four miles. Turn right onto Forest Road 210 and follow that to the end where the trailhead is located.

    This trail is generally accessible year round; however, travel may be difficult during the winter months.
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