NIGHT HIKE through UTE VALLEY OPEN SPACE! DRINKS and EATS after!

  • July 11, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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DESCRIPTION: UTE Valley Park, located within the city limits (North-West Side) of Colorado Springs, is another "premo" Parks and Recreation maintained park. It's open to hikers & bikers and dogs. It's very popular place to walk or ride when you don't have much time! This park is very scenic, full of trees, rock formations and rolling meadows. There are only a few combinations of trails so you don't have to worry about getting lost. I usually hike through the entire area which takes a couple hours at a pretty quick pace.  I always take one or both dogs--if I take JR then I go slower and stop at times since he is elderly.  Feel free to bring your dog as long as he/she gets along with other dogs. I love this hike and there are amazing views if you want to take pictures!

DIRECTIONS:From I-25 take the Woodmen Rd exit West on Woodmen Rd. Continue straight when Woodmen turns into Rock Rimmon Rd. Turn right on Vindicator and pass the Safeway and Eagle View Middle School on your left. There is a small parking lot on your left.  Let's meet in the parking lot. Call me if you have trouble with the directions-[masked]-4090. 

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  • sue

    Thanks for the photos Scott!

    July 12

    • sue

      :-). The hike was great! I'll leave it at that...... Great seeing you!! Perhaps I'll run into you tonight---I'm debating on whether to go or not. Feel like having quiet time with a book!

      July 12

    • Scott

      Got it. Nice seeing you too! I'm probably going to go with my sisters and their families tonight. Have a nice night whatever you decide to do! Good book + quiet time + wine = good nap!!

      1 · July 12

  • sue

    See you all at 6 tonight in the Ute parking lot for the hike!!! Yea!!!!

    July 11

  • sue

    Hey guys! The clouds are forming and the sky is rumbling. We'll see by 5pm if weather permits this hike! If not, we can meet at Salsa Brava for dinner at 6pm! It's located at 802 Village Center Dr. by the Safeway off Vindicator. I'll send another post around 5pm!!!!

    1 · July 11

  • Aimee Z.

    Hi everyone! I just moved to the Springs and I just joined the group...thought I would jump right in! :) Looking forward to meeting everyone!

    July 10

    • A former member
      A former member

      Welcome, Aimee! See you tonight

      July 11

    • sue

      Welcome to CCC Aimee! You joined an awesome group and look forward to meeting you tonight!

      July 11

  • Barb

    Can I meet up with you all after hike? I don't think I can get there by 6 this Friday....?

    1 · July 6

    • Barb

      Thanks!

      July 7

    • Barb

      I'll email you my cell... Of course Julie has it too! Look forward to seeing y'all!

      1 · July 7

  • J-A

    I'll be in Santa Fe that day :(

    June 8

    • sue

      I love Santa Fe! Have fun! Sign up for the Stratton hike on July 6th.

      June 8

    • sue

      Oh never mind you did!

      June 8

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