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Mt. Falcon EAST Entrance (lunch in Morrison)

Meet at 8:45- Begin hike promptly at 9:00 am

Lunch will be a separate RSVP

Distance- 3 miles (note: we are only doing a 3 mile loop on this one as it is a bit of a climb up- first one of the season)

We will start out on the Castle trail. It starts by winding through gullies and plains then starts up Mt. Falcon with a pretty steep incline. You can stop to catch your breath and enjoy the scenery. Hiking here you have views of Red Rocks Amphitheater to the North, the Denver skyline to the east and on a clear day you can see all the way out to the airport.

After hiking the Castle Trail for 1.3 miles you reach a plateau in the mountain and a trail sign that points you farther up the mountain on Castle Trail or down the mountain 1.7 miles back to the parking lot on the Turkey Trot Trail. We will head back down. The Turkey Trot Trail is a hiker only trail, which provides great views to the west and north for the hiker. The 3 mile loop is a great loop that takes less than 2 hours to complete.


 From C-470 Take the Morrison Rd exit.

Mount Falcon Park East is located South of Morrison on Highway 8. Driving west through the town of Morrison, turn left or South on Highway 8; next go .8 of a mile to Forest Ave. This is an easy road to miss, if you go more than 1 mile after turning on Hwy 8, you have gone too far.

Shortly after turning on Forest Avenue, you make a right or North turn onto Vine St. This dead ends into the park.

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  • Cathy B

    Great hike

    March 24, 2014

  • Judith O.

    Let's go there again.

    1 · March 24, 2014

  • Dorina M

    Red Rocks Grill gets two thumbs up! Delicious!!

    March 24, 2014

  • katy k.

    Can't make it

    March 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry. Have to pick daughter up at airport at 10am.

    March 23, 2014

  • Lisa T.

    I am so disappointed that I can't go after all tomorrow. I have to attend a training for a volunteer job I have. Enjoy the hike and lunch!

    March 23, 2014

  • Jennifer B.

    Hi! Really looking forward to meeting you all and having a nice hike.

    March 22, 2014

  • Cathy B

    I enjoy Mount Falcon trails. I used to bring my 2 children here, and led Scouts trips here, so excited to walk it with a group.

    March 10, 2014

  • Samantha K.

    This is on my birthday and I'd love to go! I do have an appointment back in Denver at noon that day; do you know how long this hike should last? Thanks!

    March 6, 2014

  • Angie Burgess A.

    Yes! This is spring break!!!

    February 25, 2014

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