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Deer Creek Canyon Park- EASY to Moderate Hike.

  • May 4, 2014 · 10:00 AM
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Folks, We will hike up to and around the Red Mesa loop. Approx. distance-8.2miles and about 1650 feet of elevation change. This is a very beautiful and rewarding hike. One of my favorites.Dress for the weather. If real cold dress in LAYERS and if significant snow Microspikes,Yak Tracks or snowshoes. Bring plenty of food and water.Will add more as weather dictates it.

Overview: Directions: Take I-70 West to C-470 East. Take the Wadsworth Boulevard exit. Turn right off of the exit and then turn right at the first light, Deer Creek Canyon road. Go about 2 miles to a stop sign, turn left and continue past the South Valley park trail head. In less than a mile from the South Valley park trail head, turn left onto Grizzly Drive. This will lead you to the obvious parking lot on your right. Dogs allowed on a leash.

By signing up for this hike you acknowledge that you are solely responsible for your own safety and will do the necessary research to understand the conditions of this hike and the gear you will require.

Google link to trail head:

For the Ales (Apres hike):

JP's Asian Bistro

8351 N. Rampart Range Rd. #101

Littleton, Co. 80125


Google map to restaurant:'s+asian+bistro/@39.482947,-105.073594,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0xbc098ae727c66a1b

Google map to trailhead:,+CO/Deer+Creek+Canyon+Park,+Littleton,+CO/@39.639009,-105.090408,12z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x876b80aa231f17cf:0x118ef4f8278a36d6!2m2!1d-104.9847179!2d39.737567!...

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  • Sandy

    Sorry to miss meeting everyone. It was a beautiful hike.

    2 · May 4, 2014

  • Dan

    Very nice Sunday hike! Good food & drinks after wards also. I'll have to hit more activities with this group this year since I really enjoyed meeting so many like minded people! :)

    1 · May 4, 2014

  • Jeff

    Great trail with amazing forest and views! Thanks Doug.

    May 4, 2014

  • Shawn

    Great hike!

    May 4, 2014

  • Rod M.

    Great hiking with everyone today, hopefully I'll be joining you again soon!

    1 · May 4, 2014

  • Paul

    Sorry I couldn't make lunch. Great hike!

    May 4, 2014

  • Ray

    Running late coming back from canon city. Traffic. Maybe not. Have fun.

    May 4, 2014

  • Art

    Got into an accident. Will pass this time.

    May 4, 2014

  • Cherie

    I have a one o'clock appointment I made before I got off the waitlist. Don't think we'll be back in time so I have to cancel. :(

    May 4, 2014

  • doug d.

    Cell #[masked]

    May 4, 2014

  • Laur456

    Hi all, I just joined the group but looks like tomorrow will work! Does anyone need a ride? I can fit three more. Or is anyone nearby already driving? I'm in the city park region of Denver...

    May 3, 2014

    • Amir K.

      I'm driving, let me know if any of you want to join. Or vice versa :)

      May 3, 2014

    • Laur456

      Amir and Kelly, let's definitely carpool. I think I'm farthest north, right? So, Kelly, I can pick you up and then we can go get Amir? Amir, then we can either leave my car by you, or I can just drive. Why don't you both text me your addresses, I'm[masked]-3888. Kelly, if I pick you up at 9:00, is that enough time?

      May 4, 2014

  • Laur456

    Oh, and my name is Lauren, I'm not sure why I picked that user name...

    May 3, 2014

  • fred n.

    Not going to be able to make this one hike wise but maybe the ales:-)

    May 3, 2014

  • Luis F.

    I had a delayed Lima-DFW flight I won't be back in Denver on time for the hike. See you next time.

    May 3, 2014

  • doug d.

    Anybody on the wait list that wants to hike with us just show up. Cell#[masked]

    1 · April 30, 2014

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